New Policy: Accessing Protected Health Information
A newly established policy and workflow at Brigham Health now allows workforce members to access electronic health records of family members with a specific written authorization from the patient for the purpose of assisting in their care. For more information and to view the policy, visit BWHPikeNotes.org.
Arts in the Atrium
The Office for Sponsored Staff and Volunteer Services invites musically inclined faculty and staff to showcase their talents at the upcoming edition of Arts in the Atrium, a bimonthly lunchtime concert series in Cabot Atrium, 45 Francis St. To learn more or be featured, contact Kelsey Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step Up for Stepping Strong
Join the Greater Boston community and more than 40 local companies in a month-long challenge to take 300 million steps together during National Trauma Awareness Month in May. When the community reaches the steps goal, presenting sponsor Cigna will make a $100,000 donation to The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation at the Brigham. All participants will receive health, wellness and nutrition information from Brigham Health and Cigna and be eligible for weekly drawings for prizes. Registration is open now through Tuesday, April 30. For more information and to register, visit BWHStepUp.org.
ED Prepares for Multi-Phase Renovation
The 45 Francis St. lower lobby will be closed, beginning April 27, to prepare for upcoming construction to expand the Brigham’s Emergency Department. All patients, visitors, faculty and staff are encouraged to use the G, K or L elevators to access the Pike and main lobby, and the K elevators for lower levels. Access to and from the parking garage will be available in the main lobby. Access at the lower lobby will be taken out of service. Updates will be shared as available. For additional information or questions, email Lania Kuzia DeBonis at email@example.com.