MGH Hotline for Friday, November 4, 2011

  • Improving care for limited-English proficient patients

    Approximately 25 million people in the United States are described as having limited-English proficiency (LEP) and are at risk for adverse events because of barriers associated with language ability.
  • Life-saving potential

    Despite great strides in global health, maternal and child mortality rates in poor regions of the world remain alarmingly high. Many of these deaths are preventable with simple, innovative medical technologies and devices.
  • Storybook Ball raises $1.1M for MGHfC

    Nearly 500 guests attended the annual Storybook Ball Oct. 15 at the Park Plaza Castle in Boston, raising $1.1 million this year in support of MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC).
  • MAO honors faculty award winners

    Luana Marques, PhD, of the Department of Psychiatry, beamed as she accepted the 2011 Clinician-Teacher Development Award from the MGH Multicultural Affairs Office (MAO).
  • 2,011 in 2011: What number will you be?

    In honor of the MGH bicentennial, this year’s United Way Campaign aims to encourage at least 2,011 employees to make a donation of any amount. The hospitalwide campaign, which will run Nov. 7
  • MGHfC patients treated to Halloween events

    Costumed pediatric patients from MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) paraded through the halls of the MGH Oct. 31 collecting treats – not tricks – during the annual MGHfC trick-or-treating event.
  • Infection prevention

    As part of Infection Prevention Week in October, members of the Infection Control Unit, the STOP (Stop the Transmission of Pathogens) Task Force and the infection control “tiger team” – made up of MGHers focused on regulatory compliance – staffed an information table in the Main Lobby.
  • What's Happening: Nov. 4

    What's Happening for Nov. 4

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