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In this week's edition: "Johnson first defense for U.S. Olympic team," "Preparing for Partners eCare system launch at the MGH," "The season to fight the flu," and more.

Stories in the 09/13/2013 Issue of Hotline

Active again: persevering with PAD

PAD affects more than 9 million people in the United States, but the disease is often underrecognized by both patients and physicians.

All is fair in love and war – even Penny Wars

On Sept. 5, My Giving Helps: The MGH Fund + United Way kicked off the 2013 campaign with a change-collecting contest.

Country and comedy support Home Base

The Red Sox Foundation and MGH Home Base Program will host a “Mission Gratitude” benefit concert on Sept. 23, featuring performances by country music and comic legends as well as upcoming artists.

Hearts and soles

The MGH Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care participated in the 2013 American Heart Association Boston Heart Walk on Sept. 7.

Johnson first defense for U.S. Olympic team

Anne Holland “Holly” Johnson, MD, interim director of the Foot and Ankle Service in the MGH Department of Orthopædic Surgery, has been named the team doctor for the 2014 U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey team.

Preparing for Partners eCare system launch at the MGH

MGH clinicians and administrators have been directly involved in the design and development of Partners HealthCare’s new enterprise medical record system called Partners eCare, which will allow for a seamless flow of clinical and administrative patient information anywhere within the Partners system.

The season to fight the flu

MGH Occupational Health Services is offering a number of flu vaccine clinics in the coming weeks to help MGH staff stay healthy this winter. The first clinics will be held Sept. 16 through Sept. 20, 7 am to 5 pm in the Bulfinch Tent.

What's Happening: Sept. 13, 2013

What's Happening: Sept. 13, 2013

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