March 21, 2008
  • Chance Vascular Center screening saves life of MGH employee
    A walk through the MGH Main Corridor may have saved the life of MGHer Edie Sinagra, staff assistant for the Center for Faculty Development.


  • MGHfC patients meet world championship trophy
    Young patients at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) had the unique opportunity March 11 to see and touch the Boston Red Sox 2007 World Series trophy.


  • Supporting liver transplant research
    Each year about 10,000 U.S. patients join the waiting list for a liver transplant, while less than 7,000 actually receive one. Addressing this shortfall has become a crucial issue in transplant medicine, and through the MGH Transplant Center's new Translational Research Grant, Martin Hertl, MD, surgical director of Liver Transplantation, has teamed up with François Berthiaume, PhD, of the MGH Center for Engineering in Medicine, to tackle this problem.


  • Making medications safer with EMAPPS
    With medication errors a growing concern for health care organizations across the country, the MGH is putting into place a new system for ordering and administering medications to patients.


  • Be Fitters in blood drive challenge
    Survivors of the MGH's Be Fit program recently indulged in a bit of healthy competition, with 10 former Be Fit teams participating in a special blood drive challenge at the MGH Blood Donor Center.


  • Three years before opening, the B3C is already helping patients
    Happiness can be spread with the simplest of gestures — just ask MGH patient Robert Deveau. Suffering from end-stage congestive heart failure, a condition that required a heart and kidney transplant, Deveau was admitted to the MGH this past November to remain under medical supervision as he waited for organs to become available.


  • In General
    Employee honors and awards


  • What's Happening
    MGH calendar of events


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