BWH in the news

May 21, 2018


SOCIAL JETLAG Dr. Jeanne Duffy Interview - Neuroscience and Sleep

- Jeanne Duffy, PhD


Reporting outcomes of procedure to unblock arteries may not improve care

- Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH


FDA Approves First of New Migraine Drugs

- Elizabeth Loder, MD

The Royal Gazette

Cancer centre hailed for ‘world-class care’

- Mark Davis


Radiation Therapy Centre Celebrates One Year

- Daphne Haas-Kogan, David Kozono, Mark Davis

The Harvard Gazette

No bones about it

- Brandon Earp, MD


Migraines Are The Worst And The FDA Just Approved A New Type Of Drug To Prevent Them

- Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH

The Royal Gazette

Cancer centre hailed for ‘world-class care’

- Mark Davis


Fitness trackers being considered for hybrid cardiac rehab program

- Lauren Mellett

Boston Globe

Opioid epidemic linked to increase in organ recovery

- Eric Goralnick, MD


Opioid epidemic linked to increase in organ recovery

- Mandeep Mehra, MD

Chicago Tribune

Career Tips from 5 Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Science

- Ann Mullally, MD

May 17, 2018

Harvard Health Publishing

Healthy gut, healthy heart?

- JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH


ESC Consensus Statement Tackles Inflammation, Cholesterol Connection in a Post-CANTOS World

- Paul Ridker, MD

FOX 25 Boston

Study showing surge in depression diagnoses among teens, millennials

- Ash Nadakarni, MD

Opioid crisis makes more organs available

- Mandeep Mehra, John Jarcho, Stefan Tullius


Fatal overdoses in U.S. increasing pool of transplantable organs

- Mandeep Mehra, MD


Researchers Uncover Gut Bacteria's Potential Role In Multiple Sclerosis

- Francisco Quintana, PHD

FOX 25 Boston

Woman who got hospital visit from Gronk getting new heart

- Ash Nadakarni, MD

Health News Review

Turning 40? You might want to skip this mammography primer from U.S. News

- Nancy Keating, MD, MPH

BWH in the News

PikeNotes News |

The Brigham continues to experience shortages of several medications and medical products due to multiple factors. Many hospitals and other health care facilities throughout the country are also facing similar shortages. At the Brigham, a number of departments are working together to ensure that these shortages do not disturb patient care. In addition, BWH Pharmacy and Materials Management are continually working with pharmaceutical manufacturers and wholesalers to make certain the Brigham receives notification about the availability of medications and products for ordering when they become available. Learn more.

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The Joint Commission can arrive unannounced any time between now and January 2019. Regulations focus on quality and patient safety. Learn more by visiting the Continual Readiness page on PikeNotes. For compliance questions, contact Clinical Compliance at 617-264-3005.


Joint Commission Tips: View a list of tips to help you prepare for the Joint Commission visit.

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On March 1, MassHealth implemented an expanded selection of health plan options available to MassHealth members. Health plans available to MassHealth patients will now include 17 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Partners HealthCare is now one of the 17 ACOs and called "Partners HealthCare Choice ACO." On Feb. 23, the Brigham hosted a Town Hall meeting to inform staff about these changes. View a webcast recording of the meeting here. Review a PowerPoint from the Town Hall meeting, which includes helpful information for staff. Contact Christin Price, MD, or Sharon Greenstein with questions.

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A year-long construction project began in October to relocate the BWH helipad from the roof of the Connors Center for Women and Newborns to the roof of the Tower. Here’s what you need to know about the project and how the construction period will affect Tower elevator usage.

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Hospital safety is everyone's responsibility. If you see suspicious activity, notify BWH Security and Police immediately at 617-732-6565. Learn more about safety and security at the Brigham.

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The Security and Parking main office has moved from the Neville House to its new location on the Lower Pike in the Surgery Building, Room SR-170. All Security and Parking services – including MBTA pass pickups, parking passes and ID badges – are provided at this new location. Learn more.

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