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Studying Asthma Intervention in African-Americans, Hispanics and Latinos

A new study seeks to find out if an asthma intervention paired with provider education reduces asthma exacerbations among African-American and Hispanic/Latino adults better than provider education alone.

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Kraft Family Blood Donor Center Launches Donation Challenge

When the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center launched a blood drive competition to benefit patients earlier this year, BWH and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute leadership challenged each other to see which team could make 24 donations first.

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Partners President, CEO Torchiana Delivers Quality Rounds

David Torchiana, MD, president and CEO of Partners HealthCare, visited BWH last month to deliver a presentation called “A Century of Public Reporting, from Codman to Today” as part of BWH’s Quality Rounds lecture series.

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Safety & Security Corner: New Administrative Policy Regarding Weapons

As part of BWH’s longstanding and ongoing commitment to keeping the hospital safe, the hospital has implemented a new administrative policy that explicitly prohibits possession of a weapon by anyone on hospital property.

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Highlighting Innovative Patient Care Through 3-D Printing

From the auto and fashion industries to snack foods and retail, 3-D printing has sparked innovation in a variety of industries, especially health care.

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Past ASA President Visits BWH for Physician Anesthesiologist Week

Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Management Chair James Rathmell, MD, and past American Society of Anesthesiologists President Alex Hannenberg, MD, recently came together for a conversation about advocacy, the perioperative surgical home, research challenges and the evolving scope of anesthesiologists’ daily practice.

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In Memoriam: Margaret “Peggy” Dolan, RN, Levine Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

BWH, the Department of Nursing and the Levine Cardiac Intensive Care Unit mourn the loss of Margaret Dolan, RN, who passed away on Jan. 19.

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