Assembly Row Complex Opens
The official move-in has begun at Partners HealthCare’s new Assembly Row complex in Somerville. The building’s new occupants include Partners employees from Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, General Counsel and other departments. The new building will combine most staff into a single-campus setting. The facility was designed to make it easier for departments to share resources and maximize efficiency across the organization. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more.
MNA Ratifies Agreement
On July 20, the BWH bargaining unit of the Massachusetts Nurses Association voted to accept (ratify) the hospital’s three-year agreement. This agreement expires on Sept. 30, 2018. The contract, along with commentary explaining the key elements, is available on BWHPikeNotes.org.
Patient Safety and Health Care Quality Improvement Course
In today’s health care environment, there is mounting pressure to improve quality, safety and efficiency. This immersive, two-day course focuses on the “how-to” elements of improvement work and the best ways to effectively translate current quality and safety strategies, standards and mandates into sustainable daily practice and operations. Sept. 26 and 27, at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton St., Boston. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more and register.
Save the Date: Discover Brigham 2016
Discover Brigham brings together our community with the broader Boston health care ecosystem to educate and inspire collaboration around innovative science, technology and medicine. The theme of this year’s Discover Brigham is “Collaborate, Translate and Accelerate,” a reflection of similar goals for the Brigham Building for the Future. Thursday, Nov. 10, noon–6 p.m., at BWH. For more information, visit BWHPikeNotes.org.