In this week's edition: "No. 1 in New England, No. 2 in the nation," "MGH/MGPO Care Redesign launches new teams," "New PT space to open," and more.

Stories in the 07/19/2013 Issue of Hotline

A nation responds

A special display of handwritten letters, cards, pictures and posters from schools, church groups and individuals received by the MGH following the attacks at the Boston Marathon is now on exhibit at the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

Canine companions: etiquette for working with patients with service dogs

“Me and My Dog: A Presentation on Service Dogs at the MGH” provides staff, patients and visitors with an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and hospital policies about service animals.

Focusing on the world

The second annual MGH Global Health Expo offered staff an opportunity to learn about the breadth and depth of global health opportunities and initiatives.

Making waves

On July 12, 80 swimmers – alongside former Olympic athletes – plunged into Boston Harbor, braving the cold, choppy waters to raise money for pediatric cancer programs and research as part of the 20th annual Swim Across America (SAA) event.

MGH/MGPO Care Redesign launches new teams

Charged with identifying new, more efficient ways to care for patients, the Wave IV care redesign teams will join the 15 existing teams to focus on better positioning the MGH for success in the rapidly changing health care delivery environment.

New PT space to open

The Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation made a $150,000 donation to the MGH Sumner Redstone Burn Center to help fund a new physical and occupational therapy space for burn patients.

No. 1 in New England, No. 2 in the nation

The MGH is again ranked among the top hospitals in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report 2013-14 “Best Hospitals” list. This year the MGH is ranked No. 1 in New England and No. 2 in the United States.

What's Happening: July 19, 2013

What's Happening: July 19, 2013


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