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In this week's edition: "Connected care," "Fundraising and fighting for a cure," "Mind over matter," and more.

Stories in the 08/15/2014 Issue of Hotline

Awards and Honors: Aug. 15, 2014

Awards and Honors: Aug. 15, 2014

Connected care

Julie Perkins was one of the first to use the MassGeneral Hospital for Children's iPad telemedicine technology following her five-year-old daughter Fiona's recovery from reconstructive airway surgery.

Cruisin’ with cops

MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s Cancer Center patients and their families cruised the Boston Harbor aboard the Boston Police Harbor Patrol Boat on July 31 as part of an event hosted by Cops for Kids with Cancer.

Dousing for donations

The MGH ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic and the Northeast ALS Consortium participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 8.

Fundraising and fighting for a cure

In 2012, when 30-year-old Quincy resident Alex Cellucci was nine months pregnant, she was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that disturbs cell growth in the nervous system, enabling tumors to grow on any nerve in the body.

MGH Summer Jobs celebrates another successful season

Students from the MGH Summer Jobs program said so long to summer and to six-weeks of summer jobs culminating with a celebration in the O’Keeffe Auditorium on Aug. 13.

Mind over matter

The MGH Wellness Center and Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine offers group mind-body intervention as a plausible option for treating anxiety and depression.

New MGH/MGPO policy management system

This fall, nearly 1,500 MGH/MGPO policies stored and managed in Trove online Policy Library will be converted to a system called ellucid Policy Manager

Nurses set sail

A large group of MGH Cancer Center nursing staff from Lunder 9 and 10 set out on the open sea for a summer sail in Marblehead Aug. 7 with the Haverhill-based nonprofit Sailing Heals.

STEM camp inspires growth

Seventeen young aspiring scientists and health care professionals recently participated in the MGH Youth Scholars five-day Science Technology Engineering and Math Camp.

What's Happening: Aug. 15, 2014

What's Happening: Aug. 15, 2014

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