The Heart to Keep Skiing...

A former Olympic skier, George Macomber and his wife, Ann (Andy), have helicoptered to the top of mountains in the Canadian Rockies and skied down their vertical slopes. Both have heart conditions and have entered their ninth decade of life, […]

Mass General is in the forefront of efforts to make certain that patients get what they need after leaving the hospital.

From Hospital to Home...

After a heart attack and surgery to keep clogged arteries open with a stent, a 57-year-old man is discharged from Massachusetts General Hospital with prescriptions for medications to prevent another heart attack. Three days later, he still hadn’t filled them. […]