MGH Hotline for Friday, March 14, 2014

  • Creating hope from loss

    Inspired by his wife's memory, Jeffrey Gelfand, MD, and his MGH colleagues set out to create a vaccine to attack tumors in patients already diagnosed with cancer.
  • Hand hygiene – a decade of progress

    This month marks 10 years since the hospitalwide rollout of the MGH Hand Hygiene Program, developed by the Stop the Transmission of Pathogens (STOP) Task Force.
  • Transplant Center has record year

    2013 was a record-breaking year for the MGH Transplant Center with 207 transplants performed.
  • Hitting the pavement for two special patients

    Aura Obando, MD, a medicine-pediatrics resident in her last year of residency will run the Boston Marathon in honor of the Sanchez-Ruballos family as part of the Mass General Marathon Team, Fighting Kids’ Cancer ... One Step at a Time.
  • ‘Together to end stroke’

    Natalia Rost, MD, MPH, addressed the importance of a statewide approach to treating stroke patients during the American Heart Association’s Stroke Lobby Day event, “Together to End Stroke,” on Feb. 25 at the Massachusetts State House.
  • Fifty stars honored for safety

    Nominated by peers for their efforts to improve and enhance patient safety at the MGH, 50 Patient Safety Stars were honored at the fifth annual Patient Safety Star Appreciation Breakfast on March 5 in the East Garden Room.
  • What's Happening: March 14, 2014

    What's Happening: March 14, 2014

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