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In this week's edition: "Giving thanks to veterans," "First time's a charm: MGH performs first heart-lung transplant," "Partners eCare: Redesigning how the MGH delivers care,’" and more.

Stories in the 11/15/2013 Issue of Hotline

Celebrating community

The MassGeneral Hospital for Children hosted its annual Fall for the Arts event Oct. 20 to celebrate the healing arts programs that Pediatric Oncology patients and their siblings participate in throughout the year.

Clinical Research Day focuses on academic/industry collaboration

The focus of the 11th annual Clinical Research Day, said Peter L. Slavin, MD, MGH president, in his welcoming address, is on two missions: translating basic science findings into improvements in patient care and enhancing relationships between academic medical centers and industry.

First time’s a charm: MGH performs first heart-lung transplant

36-year-old Connecticut resident Benard Basant got his life back when he underwent the MGH’s first combined heart-lung transplant surgery.

Giving thanks to veterans

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the anniversary of the end of World War I in 1918 and is celebrated each year to honor war veterans. To pay tribute, the MGH hosted the annual Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast under the Bulfinch Tents.

On the same page

For the past three years newlyweds, Peter Mundel, MD, and Anna Greka, MD, PhD, both of the Division of Nephrology in the MGH Department of Medicine, have been working with other MGH colleagues on what may be the first targeted treatment for kidney diseases.

Partners eCare: Redesigning how the MGH delivers care

As 2013 draws to a close, training and preparations for the first phase of the Partners eCare launch continue to expand throughout the hospital. In preparation for the system’s launch, MGH Hotline will publish a series of articles highlighting the project.

What's Happening: Nov. 15, 2013

What's Happening: Nov. 15, 2013

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