Medical Library Closes, July 7
On Friday, July, 7, at 5 p.m., the Medical Library’s physical space will close. All library services will continue to be fully accessible online through the Brigham Educational Institution and the BWH Medical Library websites. As part of this change, the library’s physical location will be converted into the BEI Knowledge Center, with an anticipated opening date of early November 2017. Learn more.
Free Skin Cancer Screenings
The Brigham is teaming up with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and its Blum Van to visit beaches across the state to provide free skin cancer education and screenings to the public. A Brigham dermatologist will be on board to provide free full-body examinations and address any skin-cancer related concerns. No insurance is needed. Upcoming screenings include Friday, July 14, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Revere Beach; Monday, July 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Nahant Beach; and Friday, July 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Nantasket Beach in Hull. View the complete schedule.
Track Partners HealthCare Shuttles live
You can now follow Partners shuttles live from your desktop computer, tablet or mobile device with new GPS tracking. With the system, patients, visitors and employees can track their bus or van in real time, get arrival-time predictions and view service alerts. Visit partners.org/shuttles or download the “Partners HealthCare” app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Office 365 ProPlus Upgrade
All standard workstations and laptops will be upgraded to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus this summer and early fall. Office ProPlus replaces the current 2007 version. Microsoft will discontinue supporting Office 2007 in October 2017. Office 365 ProPlus will help us stay current with regularly scheduled updates, and you will also receive features and tools that enhance collaboration with colleagues. Learn more.