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In this week's edition: "Walking dead infuse life into classrooms," "Partners eCare: MGH puts new system to the test," "Neurology Infusion Center: A feeling of family," and more

Stories in the 08/16/2013 Issue of Hotline

Everybody’s library

When it comes to researching health care, everyone wants high-quality, trustworthy information. At the MGH, the Treadwell Library has been a valuable resource for MGH employees, patients and their families for more than 150 years.

In memoriam: Sandra Hession, RN, BSN, CGRN

Sandra Hession, RN, BSN, CGRN, who worked at the MGH for 34 years, died July 11 at the age of 66.

MGH puts new system to the test

A year after Partners HealthCare partnered with Epic to design and configure its new enterprisewide electronic health record, the first phase of the Partners eCare system will be tested at the MGH.

Neurology Infusion Center: A feeling of family

The MGH Neurology Infusion Center is an ambulatory outpatient unit that delivers infusion and intravenous (IV) services to patients, ages 18 and older, who have a variety of neurological disorders. On average, the unit sees 12 to 14 patients per day but more referrals from MGH clinicians for ambulatory patients are welcome.

Partners in Excellence award nominations

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2013 Partners in Excellence (PIE) award is Sept. 13.

Rolling out fun

Waiting for appointments in the MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s (MGHfC) Pediatric Imaging waiting room became a lot more fun this week thanks to a donation of a new Starlight Fun Center.

Walking dead infuse life into classrooms

Steven Schlozman, MD, of the MGH Department of Psychiatry assists with the development of a Zombie Apocalypse curriculum, part of a “STEM Behind Hollywood” program.

What's Happening: Aug. 16, 2013

What's Happening: Aug. 16, 2013

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