MGH Hotline for Friday, January 11, 2019

  • Ready to respond

    Always be prepared. These three words, or variations of, serve as the guiding principle for many groups worldwide – the Boy Scouts, the Girl Scouts, the U.S. Coast Guard. It also is a motto observed here at the MGH.
  • 2019 Boston Marathon team T-shirts available

    Show your support for the Mass General Marathon Team by purchasing this year’s limited edition T-shirt. The popular Boston-themed T-shirt design has been updated with bright new colors for 2019.
  • An Epic exhibit

    The Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation had its own “Epic go-live” at the beginning of January – unveiling a short interactive activity that demonstrates to visitors what EPIC is.
  • All standard hospital charges posted online effective January 2019

    Effective Jan. 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requires all hospitals nationwide to establish, update and make available on the internet a list of their Standard Hospital Charges/Diagnosis Related Group Charges.
  • Research Roundup January 2019

    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.
  • Nominate a Patient Safety Star

    Do you know an employee or team who proactively speaks up for patient safety? Nominate a Safety Star - individual or team.
  • A phrase, a mantra, a prayer, a movement

    “Pick one, sit quietly and repeat the phrase or movement and relax your muscles. Disregard all other thoughts. The goal is to break the pattern of everyday thinking,” said Herbert Benson, MD, director emeritus of the MGH Benson-Henry Institute.
  • Fostering leadership and community

    GIVING BACK: Emily Stanford, a United Way representative, visited the MGH Dec. 13 to share with MGH staff the benefits of becoming a nonprofit board member.
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Action: Emmanuela Menard, Human Resources

    Fifteen years ago, I started my job in the Core Lab in MGH Pathology. I earned my bachelor’s degree in social work, but after three or four years, I felt burned out. In the Core Lab, I had two great supervisors – the type to push you.

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