Stories in the 01/10/2014 Issue of Hotline
MGH emergency preparedness personnel and department leadership, along with city and state officials, engage in extensive planning to ensure the hospital continues to operate safely and efficiently during a snowstorm.
Although this year’s flu season seems less intense than last year, the CDC says they have seen “significant increases” in flu activity in recent weeks.
Timothy A. Graubert, MD, program director for Hematologic Malignancies at the MGH Cancer Center, was honored Nov. 18 with the first Hagler Family Chair in Hematologic Malignancies.
New research indicates that using a particular laser to pre-treat the site of a flu shot may boost the body’s immune response against influenza.
When the call came in at 4 am, just before Christmas, Eric Fritz, 38, of Liverpool, N.Y., was so surprised he made the transplant coordinator tell him twice. After a year of waiting, he had a donor liver.
Robert Bergman, RN, a staff nurse on the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), died unexpectedly Dec. 10 at the age of 45.
This is the second year the MGH Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine and the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement have offered local high school students a five-week introduction to careers in health care.
Liz Speakman, LICSW, director of HAVEN, explains how a new trauma-informed care initiative is underway that will shape the delivery of care at the MGH and across the Partners HealthCare system.
What's Happening: Jan. 10, 2014
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