Stories in the 08/03/2012 Issue of Hotline
MassGeneral Hospital for Children recently welcomed Shawn Thornton, left wing for the Boston Bruins. Thornton visited children July 26 in the Ellison 18 inpatient pediatric unit and the Yawkey 8 Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinic.
In general: Aug. 3, 2012
George Taylor, an office assistant in the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, died July 25 at the age of 67.
Highlights from the July 30 leadership meeting.
Craig B. Thompson, MD, president and chief executive officer of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, received the seventh annual MGH Award in Cancer Research on June 28.
The MGH is the city’s largest health care employer, and as part of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s Summer Jobs Campaign, it also is the city’s largest employer of youth in the summer.
To help address growing Emergency Department (ED) volume and ongoing capacity challenges throughout the MGH, a new Short Stay Patient Care Unit has been created on Bigelow 7, the former home of the Gynecology/Oncology Unit.
The Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center (VIC) at the MGH is committed to projects that accelerate vaccine and immunotherapy development, including those dedicated to finding improved treatment options for people with Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Mass General #1 in New England and #2 in the nation based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.
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