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Boland Named Chair of Department of Radiology

Giles Boland, MD, FACR, joins BWHC as chair of the Department of Radiology, effective Aug. 1.

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Heavy Metal: ‘Big Iron’ Equipment Moves Into the BBF

Construction crews lowered several tons of radiology imaging equipment into the new building.

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Teaming Up to Get to Work: Carpool Delivers Laughs, New Friendships

One of the longest-standing carpools at BWH—called “the vanpool” or “The Vanettes” by its riders—started in 1983 and ran for 32 years.

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Taylor Named Executive Director, BBF Ambulatory Operations and Management

Jeffrey Taylor, MPH, was appointed as executive director of Ambulatory Operations and Management for the Brigham Building for the Future, effective July 25.

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Flanagan Appointed Executive Medical Director of Surgical, Procedural Services

Hugh Flanagan, MD, will be the inaugural executive medical director of Surgical and Procedural Services for Brigham and Women’s Health Care, effective Aug. 1.

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Epic Upgrade Coming This Fall

As part of ongoing efforts to improve Partners eCare, our Epic-based electronic health record system, a system-wide upgrade will take place Oct. 22.

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BWH Researchers Find Baseline PSA in Midlife Predicts Risk of Lethal Prostate Cancer

Investigators say the level of prostate specific antigen (PSA), protein in the blood, can be used to predict a man’s likelihood of dying from prostate cancer later in life.

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Heart of the Future Event: Celebrating the Past, Looking Ahead

Partners President and CEO David Torchiana, MD, a cardiac surgeon, presented the 2016 Kenneth L. Baughman, MD, Master Clinician Lecture on cardiovascular innovations over the years.

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