Services for the Media

The public affairs team at Massachusetts General Hospital is available around the clock to handle interview and information requests or to connect the media with experts in clinical care, scientific research, medical education and community and public health topics.

Massachusetts General Hospital's Privacy Policy implements the privacy requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.  These standards maintain strong protections for the privacy of individually identifiable health information. Patients must give specific authorization for the disclosure of their protected health information.