In this week's edition: "Giving back, one step at a time," "New Partners eCare Toolkit for MGH," "Safe passage," and more.

Stories in the 03/07/2014 Issue of Hotline

‘Boston Marathon Caregivers One Year Later’

The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare and the Conference on Boston Teaching Hospitals will host “Boston Marathon Caregivers One Year Later: Moving Forward with Healing and Renewed Compassion,” a series of special sessions for hospital staff, first responders and medical tent volunteers.

A silver lining in Sochi

Anne Holland “Holly” Johnson, MD, a foot and ankle surgeon in the MGH Department of Orthopædic Surgery and U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey Team doctor, at center, savors her final days in Sochi, Russia.

Enabling research with the Partners Biobank

Three years ago, investigators at the MGH and Brigham and Women’s Hospital launched the Partners HealthCare Biobank, a program designed to accelerate medical research and cut related costs across the Partners system.

Giving back, one step at a time

Leeds Pierce was 10 years old when her father ran the Boston Marathon in her honor as part of the Mass General Marathon Team “Fighting Kids Cancer ... One Step at a Time.”

New Partners eCare Toolkit for MGH

MGH staff are encouraged to visit the new Partners eCare Toolkit to view a variety of helpful materials to help you become more familiar with the Epic-based system now being implemented at the hospital and throughout Partners HealthCare.

Safe passage

It was a perfect slide into second base. Keith Harris was safe – but a small abrasion on his left leg would prove otherwise.

Transforming primary care

Nearly 80 clinicians, administrators, and support staff from the MGH Chelsea Adult Medicine Practice reviewed successes and mapped out future plans as part of a half-day retreat on Jan. 24 focused on transforming primary care.

Typhoon Haiyan: Looking back and moving forward

On Nov. 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan battered the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and making it the most deadly typhoon in that nation’s history.

What's Happening: March 7, 2014

What's Happening: March 7, 2014


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