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Study findings improve understanding of the disease at a cellular level and will aid development of future therapies.
We are thrilled to share the news that BMC has been recognized by IHI as an Age-Friendly Health System-Committed to Care Excellence!
Boston Medical Center launched a program dedicated to speeding up the timeline between discovering health inequities and implementing action plans to address them. The hospital has already made changes to its clinical guidelines based on the program's research on preeclampsia complications among Black maternity patients.
BOSTON – Tracey Dechert, MD, FACS has been appointed Chief of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and will assume her new role on July 1. Dechert is believed to be the first woman to be named surgical trauma chief at a Level 1 adult trauma center in Massachusetts.
BOSTON - Results from a new study at Boston Medical Center show how transition support and post-discharge depression treatment reduce unplanned hospital readmissions for individuals with depressive symptoms. Published in Annals of Family Medicine, researchers discovered a 70 and 48 percent reduction in hospital re-admittance at the 30- and 90-day mark following post-discharge care by an adapted version of the Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) Program, a nationally disseminated readmission reduction program, amongst adherents to the program. The adapted version is named RED for Depression (RED-D).