Clinical Systems Audit Begins Sept. 12
The annual BWH Clinical Systems Audit begins Monday, Sept. 12. The audit aims to ensure that all BWH employees use no more than the minimum necessary patient information to perform their duties. The audit period runs for three weeks, ending Friday, Sept. 30. During this time, the BWH Privacy Office will be available to assist managers with completing audits. Call 617-582-5201 or email
PHSClinicalSystemsAudit@partners.org with questions.
Free LGBT Health Care Webinars
Help BWH earn recognition as a leader in LGBT Health Care Equality by viewing a webinar from the National LGBT Education Center about patient-centered care for LGBT patients. Understanding and respecting the diverse perspectives, needs and concerns of our patients are vital to providing the highest-quality care. The deadline to view the webinar and complete the training is Friday, Sept. 30. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more.
Have You Lost 10 Pounds in the Past 1.5 Years?
Jason Block, MD, of BWH’s Department of Medicine and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, is conducting a research study that uses financial incentives to encourage employees who have lost at least 10 pounds in the past 1.5 years to keep the lost weight off. Participants will complete two brief surveys and weekly weigh-ins for one year at several locations on the BWH campus. If you’d like to participate or learn more, contact research assistant Michael Seward at 617-867-4419 or email BWHealth@harvardpilgrim.org.
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” as a reflection of similar goals for the new building at 60 Fenwood Road. Thursday, Nov. 10, noon–6 p.m.