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BMC Brief

The BMC Brief is an E-newsletter for the BMC staff community. The newsletter highlights staff and department happenings, research breakthroughs, clinical care, and showcases employees' commitment to providing exceptional care, without exception.

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Current Issue: November 22, 2016

  • What Makes Us Great
  • What do you do, Olga Elias?
  • Is smoking equally bad for all? A BMC Study Aims to Find Out
  • Awards and Accolades
  • News of Note


October 20, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 19

  • Leading the Way in Transgender Medicine
  • The Doctor is In - Whenever You Need One
  • The Flu and You
  • Compliance Myth and Facts
  • What do you do, Janeesa Pearson?
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

September 21, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 9

  • ArtsLab Brings Creativity into Daily Hospital Life
  • The ABCs of ACOs
  • Insurance for the Whole Person
  • Engineering the Future of Medicine at the Center for Regenerative Medicine
  • What do you do, Barbara McCall?
  • Awards and Accolades

August 19, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 8

  • Welcome to the International Issue
  • Sustainable Services in Haiti
  • Building Psychiatry Capability Around the World
  • Bringing Family Medicine Residents Home to Lesotho
  • Collaborative Research in Russia
  • Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone
  • Collaboration in China
  • What do you do, Michael Mecenas?
  • News of Note

July 21, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 7

  • Boston Medical Center Celebrates 20 Years
  • Learning to Ask Patients "Why?"
  • BMC Provides More than Physical Care for Patients Impacted by Violence
  • What do you do, Beth Milaszewski?
  • In Their Words
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

June 16, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 6

  • Comprehensive Care for Adoloscents with Substance Use Disorders
  • What do you do, Sharmecka Horton and John Archibald?
  • BMC Reaches Fundraising Milestones, Launches New Philanthropic Campaign
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

May 18, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 5

  • Elders Living at Home Improves Health with Housing
  • A Medical Home for Children with Sickle Cell Disease
  • Tool to Reduce Readmissions at BMC
  • What do you do, Charles Green?
  • New Yawkey Building Spaces Provide Food and Community
  • Awards and Accolades

April 19, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 4

  • At BMC, Patients Receive Help with Financial Wellness Too
  • BMC Aims to Improve Patient Experience with AIDET
  • BMC Autism Program Helps Parents Help Each Other
  • Early Warning System Identifies Patients at Risk
  • What do you do, Inna Fokina?
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

March 17, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 3

  • Electronic Medical Record Implementation Unifies BMC and Community Health Centers
  • Reach Out and Read Promotes Childhood Literacy
  • What do you do, Michael Ieong?
  • Hypertension? There's an app for that.
  • Awards and Accolades

February 18, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 2

  • Officials Share Tips, Updates at Public Safety Town Hall Meeting
  • Five Things to Know About Patient Experience at BMC
  • What do you do, Robert Sokolove?
  • Making a Caring Heart Strong Again for Connie
  • BMC Community Reflects on Identity at MLK Celebration
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

January 25, 2016
Volume 5, Issue 1

  • Building a Campus for BMC's Future
  • BMC Makes Progress in Combating C. Diff Infections
  • BMC Shows Leadership at Quality Improvement Conference
  • What do you do, Judy Burke?
  • New Year, New You
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

December 17, 2015
Volume 4, Issue 14

  • 2015: The Year in Review
  • BMC Opens Isolation Unit for Highly Communicable Infectious Diseases
  • Sleep Medicine at BMC Helps Patients and Staff Be Well-Rested
  • Choosing Wisely Helps Providers Use Resources Efficiently
  • What do you do, Ashley McLellan?
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

November 12, 2015
Volume 4, Issue 13

  • Moakley Addition Opens
  • Accessibility Committee Works to Make BMC Inclusive for All
  • BMC Celebrates Third Annual Quality, Safety, and Patient Experience Week
  • What do you do, Latchman Hiralall?
  • Awards and Accolades

October 19, 2015
Volume 4, Issue 12

  • Keep Yourself Healthy During Flu Season
  • Diabetes Self-Management in the Virtual World
  • BMC Showcases Provider Expertise in First Annual HUBWeek
  • Making Sense of Health Care Buzzwords
  • New Record Set for Treatment of Stroke Patients
  • Development Campaign Raises Money for the New BMC
  • What do you do, Erica Neufeld?
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

September 17, 2015
Volume 4, Issue 11

  • BMC Celebrates Employees at the Annual Service Awards
  • A Night in the Emergency Department
  • Why Do You Ride?
  • BMC Looks to Expand Naloxone Use and Medication-Assisted Treatment to Fight Opioid Epidemic
  • What do you do, Clinical Documentation Department?
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades

August 17, 2015
Volume 4, Issue 10

  • ICD-10 Coding System Coming to BMC in October
  • BMC Improves Human Resources Processes with Project Evolve
  • SPARK Center Serves Boston’s Most Vulnerable Children
  • BMC Hosts Fellows from China
  • What do you do, Brendan Whalen?
  • What's for Dinner?
  • In Their Words
  • News of Note
  • Awards and Accolades