Joint Commission Readiness Fair, Sept. 17
Joint Commission surveyors will arrive unannounced sometime between now and February 2016 for BWH’s accreditation survey. Visit Cabot Atrium on Thursday, Sept. 17, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., to learn about the upcoming visit and ways to prepare. Learn more.
BWH Service Awards Ceremony, Sept. 21
The BWH community is invited to attend the 35th annual Employee Service Awards ceremony, which honors employees who have worked at the hospital in increments of five years. The event will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, beginning at 4 p.m. Please note the new location for this year’s ceremony is the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at HMS, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur. View a list of this year’s recipients.
Employee Wellness Event, Sept. 24
Join BWH on Thursday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., in Cabot Atrium, to hear from Nutrition, Chaplaincy, the Employee Assistance Program and other groups about wellness resources at BWH. The event will feature a cooking demonstration, as well as a series of 20-minute talks on various wellness-related topics, such as sleep and ergonomics.
Internet Explorer 11 Coming Sept. 21
For three weeks, beginning Monday, Sept. 21, Partners will be rolling out Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) to private-build workstations at BWHC, from 2 to 5 a.m. each morning. In order to receive IE11, workstations must be powered on and connected to the Partners network, and the user must be logged off. Devices with IE9, including PeC workstations and clinical and mobile workstations, will not be upgraded at this time. IE11 will be implemented on clinical builds after Thursday, Oct. 15. Call Dave St. Amand at 781-416-8941 with questions.
Brigham iHub Office Hours on the Pike
Visit the new Brigham Innovation Hub (Brigham iHub) space on the Pike. Office hours for the Brigham iHub, Brigham Research Institute, Partners Innovation and Communication & Public Affairs will be available on the second floor of 75 Francis St. before the Shapiro bridge (the previous Partners eCare Information Center). For a schedule of office hours or to sign up for a meeting, visit disruptingmedicine.org, or stop by the space.