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In this week's edition: "Lunder OR iMRI milesone," "Interpreters receive national certification," "Team helps treat burn victims in Ukraine," and more.

Stories in the 08/17/2012 Issue of Hotline

In General: Aug. 17, 2012

In General: Aug. 17, 2012

Lunder OR iMRI milestone

On Aug. 1, MGH staff performed the first surgical case in the Lunder Building using intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI).

MGHfC physicians engage with ‘mommy bloggers’

Nine local mothers who blog about parenthood visited MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) on July 31 to meet MGHfC physicians and learn about three popular pediatric health topics – obesity, food allergy and sleep behavioral disorders.

PIE nomination period in full swing

The deadline for the 2012 Partners in Excellence (PIE) award nominations is Sept. 14.

Program improves food choices

MGH Nutrition and Food Services launched the “Choose Well, Eat Well” program in 2010 to encourage more healthful food choices by MGH employees, patients and visitors patronizing the Eat Street Café and other food service sites.

Team helps treat burn victims in Ukraine

The Doctors Collaborating to Help Children organization recently launched a new telemedicine program allowing MGH and Shriners physicians to provide quick and efficient consultations for acutely ill burn patients in Ukraine.

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