In this week's edition: "The Ragon Institute moves to state-of-the-art facility in Cambridge," "MGH receives top honor for stroke patients' quality of care," "Communication is key for cardiac surgery team," and more.
Stories in the 03/15/2013 Issue of Hotline
Late last year, the Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Care Redesign team – made up of anesthesiologists, perfusionists and surgeons – formed a subgroup focused specifically on the practice of CPB. They began to investigate different ways they could strengthen not only how care was administered, but also how they could work more collaboratively on a daily basis.
In General awards and honors: March 15, 2013
Five years after being named the inaugural winner of the MGH's annual employee singing competition, Scott Hooper recently was in a Nashville studio where he recorded an album titled “Giddy Up.”
The MGH Imaging Department recently honored Robert H. Ackerman, MD, MPH, director emeritus of the MGH Neurovascular Laboratory, for his work as a pioneer in stroke imaging and prevention.
The MGH has received a top honor from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) for its commitment to improving its quality of care to stroke patients.
The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art research facility in Cambridge.
A recent MGH study analysis may have answered a question that has troubled individuals considering stopping smoking: do the health effects of any weight gained after quitting outweigh the known cardiovascular benefits of smoking cessation?
What's Happening: March 15, 2013
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