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Recent Media Coverage

Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.

Addiction Center At Boston Medical Unveils New Tool To Help Employers Struggling In The Opioid Epidemic
WBUR - Sept. 12, 2018

At the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC unveiled a unique set of free online resources for employers to understand and address substance use disorders in their workforce. 

Patriots Players Come Out for ‘Sweet Feet for Strikes’ Fundraiser at Kings Dedham
The Boston Globe - Sept. 11, 2018

Watching patients with substance use disorders get better after receiving treatment inspired Payel Roy, MD, to combine her love of primary care with an addiction medicine specialty. She joined Crosscheck Radio to discuss treatment, stigma, & BMC's addiction programs.

Young People with Opioid Addiction Not Getting Proper Treatment
Reuters - Sept. 10, 2018

Led by Scott Hadland, MD, a pediatrician and researcher with the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC, the study demonstrates that patients who do receive medication stay engaged in treatment, underscoring how important it is to find out why evidence-based treatments are underutilized in adolescents and young adults.

Most Doctors Are Ill-Equipped to Deal With the Opioid Epidemic. Few Medical Schools Teach Addiction.
The New York Times - Sept. 10, 2018

In collaboration with Boston University School of Medicine, BMC is ensuring that new generations of physicians are trained to successfully and empathetically treat patients with substance use disorder and addiction.

7 Healthcare Leaders Share the Industry Problem They Would Eliminate Overnight
Becker's Hospital Review - Sept. 7, 2018

"Eliminate regulatory and financial barriers that inhibit the delivery of services to vulnerable communities, where and when they need it most," said BMC's President and CEO Kate Walsh.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Boston Medical Center Announces Devastating Impacts of Ballot Question One
Sept. 12, 2018

Boston Medical Center Releases Tools to Help Employers Tackle Substance Use, Addiction
Sept. 12, 2018

Adolescents, Young Adults Not Receiving Medication for Addiction Treatment
Sept. 10, 2018

A New Reality for Beauty Standards: How Selfies and Filters Affect Body Image
Aug. 2, 2018

For more BMC press releases, please click to see our News Release Archive.