MGH Hotline for Friday, January 26, 2018

  • Combating a crisis: Mission possible

    When Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico Sept. 20, 2017, its path of destruction included three Baxter International manufacturing plants, which produced more than 40 percent of the United States’ supply of saline fluid bags.
  • Data Privacy Day: Privacy tips for owning your online presence at home

    In honor of Data Privacy Day Jan. 28, Partners wants to remind you about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. Here are some helpful tips you can use at home to protect your privacy online.
  • HealthStream hero

    Elizabeth Mort, MD, senior vice president of Quality and Safety and chief quality officer, and John Belknap, chief compliance officer, present Grace Raffa, of Nutrition and Food Services, with an official New England Patriots jersey autographed by tight end Rob Gronkowski.
  • New heart for a new year: MGH marks 500th heart transplant

    Kevin Daignault, 55, says his wife, Susan, just happened to notice her smartphone light up in the early morning hours of Dec. 29, 2017, having somehow missed dozens of other urgent calls from a small office on Cox 6 at the MGH.
  • Research Roundup January 2018

    Research at the MGH is interwoven throughout more than 30 departments, centers and units and is conducted with the support and guidance of the MGH Research Institute. The Research Roundup is a monthly series highlighting studies, news and events.
  • Specialty pharmacy pilot program launches

    Enbrel. Humira. Sovaldi. Xeloda. For many people suffering from chronic inflammatory arthritis, gastrointestinal illnesses and certain cancers, medications like these can be highly effective in managing conditions and improving overall quality of life, but also very expensive and challenging to manage at home.

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