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In this week's edition: "Creating hope from loss," "Fifty safety stars honored," "Hitting the pavement for two special patients," and more.

Stories in the 03/14/2014 Issue of Hotline

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Transplant Center has record year

2013 was a record-breaking year for the MGH Transplant Center with 207 transplants performed.

What's Happening: March 14, 2014

What's Happening: March 14, 2014

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