In this week's edition: "Understanding the performance improvement process," "Study revels grid-like structure within the brain," "Harris Center hosts 15th annual forum on eating disorders," and more.

Stories in the 04/06/2012 Issue of Hotline

‘Come Out for Health’

Members of the MGH LGBT Employee Resource Group staffed a table March 27 in the White Corridor to provide a one-stop shop for LGBT patients and their loved ones.

Departments collaborate to transform care for senior patients

Two MGH departments have joined together to redesign the way care is offered to senior patients with bone fractures.

Drive draws new record

MGH Imaging donated more than 100 units of blood to the MGH Blood Donor Center during March, surpassing its goal and making it the most successful first-time department drive in the center’s history.

Embracing ourselves

The influence the fashion industry and the media can have on body image was the focus of the 15th annual public forum hosted by the Harris Center for Education and Advocacy in Eating Disorders at the MGH.

In General: April 6, 2012

In General: April 6, 2012

Knight Simulation Program offers real-life education

Every day, the Knight Simulation Program in The Institute for Patient Care provides experiential learning opportunities for MGH clinicians. For the past four weeks, however, Wednesday afternoons also were dedicated to teaching 11th grade students from the MGH Youth Scholars program how the respiratory system functions under different scenarios.

Study reveals grid-like structure within the brain

How do you build a brain? In the March 30 issue of Science a team of investigators reports the discovery of a remarkably simple organizational structure in the brains of humans and other primates.

Understanding the performance improvement process

When Joint Commission representatives arrive for an unannounced five-day survey at any point between now and August, they will expect staff members to be aware of the four areas identified as top hospitalwide priorities for performance improvement

What's Happening: April 6, 2012

What's Happening: April 6, 2012


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