Stories in the 04/26/2013 Issue of Hotline
Photo montage of members of the 2013 Boston Marathon teams
Partners HealthCare has announced it is committing $1 million to the newly created One Fund Boston to help the families who lost loved ones and the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy. This donation is made in honor and recognition of the employees of the Partners HealthCare system who live and work in this community and dedicate themselves every day to our mission, enabling its hospitals to deliver some of the best patient care in the world.
Bioengineered rat kidneys developed by MGH investigators successfully produced urine both in a laboratory apparatus and after being transplanted into living animals.
Partners HealthCare has teamed with the Neighborhood Health Plan and the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers to provide grants to community health centers across the state through the new “Partnership for Community Health” initiative, which aims to help the centers transform the way care is delivered and adapted to state and national reforms.
Despite a difficult and emotional week following the Boston Marathon attacks, MGHers were resolute in their decision to come together April 22 to celebrate the annual Partners in Excellence (PIE) awards, which honor the extraordinary efforts that MGH employees make here each and every day.
Three projects led by MGH investigators were named among the Clinical Research Forum’s Top 10 Clinical Research Achievements of 2012 at the organization’s annual meeting on April 18.
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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