Paul Biddinger, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, firmly believes that everyone over 6 months old should get the flu vaccine and now.
How can we know when a defendant is lying? Or if the memory of an eyewitness is accurate? Or when someone with cognitive impairment is vulnerable to financial fraudsters? When is a young person with poor impulse control at risk […]
We’ve all seen a child’s outburst in the grocery store, at school or in the home. Often the adult will try to deflect the flare-up by ignoring it temporarily, or attempt to encourage or enforce compliance through the promise of […]
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. […]
MGHfC established the Maternal Fetal Program in order to better care for moms and babies and help them understand and manage their prenatal diagnosis.
Three p.m. on the patient floor of a hospital is typically a noisy time. Nurses are changing shifts, physicians are arriving to see patients, pages are continually heard overhead and alarms are beeping. But on Lunder 9 — one of […]
The new Mass general Learning Laboratory underscores Mass General’s recognition of simulation’s importance as a strategy to enhance healthcare education and patient safety.
The MRI in the new Lunder Building is housed in the new surgical suite, a carefully choreographed array of high-tech machines and mechanical devices.
The Smart Label System scans a bar-code-labeled medication vial, providing visual and audible confirmation of drug name and concentration and printing color-coded labels.
The expansion of Mass General facilities will serve to extend the hospital’s exceptional care to many more patients in need. The new Sumner M. Redstone Department of Emergency Medicine, a cutting-edge Surgical Center, the expanded James M. and Ruth P. […]