Hope for Accreta Blood Drive, April 6
April is Accreta Awareness month. Placenta accreta is a rare but serious condition that occurs when the placenta embeds too deeply in the uterine wall. The complication carries a high risk of severe bleeding during delivery. Donate blood aboard the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile on Friday, April 6, outside 15 Francis St., 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to register and learn more. For eligibility questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Donors will receive a free Kraft Family Blood Donor Center umbrella.
World Medical Innovation Forum, April 23-25
Partners HealthCare is offering a discounted registration fee of $299 (through April 25) for Partners employees attending the 2018 World Medical Innovation Forum. This year’s forum, being held at the Westin Copley Place Boston Hotel, will focus on the advancements and opportunities of artificial intelligence. Hosted by Partners HealthCare Innovation. Visit worldmedicalinnovation.org.
Lyft to longwood with CommuteWorks
CommuteWorks and Lyft are collaborating to bring employees three new programs – CommuteLine, CommuteFlex and Lyft Emergency Ride Home – in an effort to reduce congestion and make your commute more efficient in the Longwood Medical Area. Click here to learn more about the programs and download registration forms. Incentives, including Lyft ride credits, are available for a limited time.
Improve Your Well-Being with myStrength
More than 1,000 employees throughout Partners HealthCare have taken steps to better their emotional and physical health by signing up for an online myStrength account. Offered through Partners Employee Assistance Program (EAP), myStrength is a free, confidential well-being resource available to all employees and their household members. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more.