Bold Ideas, Big Savings Program
In a hospital-wide effort to reduce costs and improve efficiency, BWH launched the Bold Ideas, Big Savings program. BWHers are encouraged to submit any and all cost-savings ideas. If the idea is chosen and implemented, the individual or team that submitted the idea will be awarded a cash prize. Each idea is reviewed by the Bold Ideas, Big Savings committee to ensure it meets eligibility requirements of originality and feasibility. Learn more at

Town Meeting, Nov. 22
Join BWHC President Betsy Nabel, MD, for the next Town Meeting: An Open Forum for BWHers on Tuesday, Nov. 22, noon-1 p.m., in Bornstein Amphitheater. Nabel will provide an update on top-of-mind issues, followed by an open forum for discussion. What would you like to hear about at Town Meeting? Submit your questions or topics of interest in advance by completing this brief survey.

Open Enrollment for 2017 Benefits
From now until Tuesday, Nov. 22, benefits-eligible employees can update their health, life and other employee benefits for 2017. Changes you make during open enrollment become effective Jan. 1, 2017. Visit for more information.

Integrative Medicine Network Forum, Nov. 18
The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine is holding an Integrative Medicine Network Forum, at which researchers, educators and clinicians with interests in integrative medicine will meet, share ideas and explore future collaborations. Friday, Nov. 18, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at Harvard Medical School’s Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur. Visit to register.