Boston Medical Center, Boston MA

This Is the Riskiest Part of Your Vacation | Elemental | Medium | 8/17/2020

… daily life, and have a little fun. But this time is far from normal, and letting loose during a pandemic could come with significant risks, says Cassandra Pierre , MD, an infectious disease doctor at Boston Medical Center . Even when you visit family and close friends you trust, there’s no guarantee you’re not putting yourself at a higher risk for contracting Covid-19. Pierre says people frequently underestimate risk factors when …

Qventus Achieves Significant Milestones in Helping Clients Address Near-term Covid-19 Challenges and Create Long-term Operational Efficiencies | Business Wire | 8/3/2020

… healthcare — has never been more important.” New Partnerships and Deployments In the first half of the year Qventus established partnerships with new clients and went live with solutions at numerous hospitals, including Allina Health, Boston Medical Center , Dignity Health Mercy San Juan, HonorHealth, M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Saint Luke’s Health System, and University of Arkansas for …

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Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing ‘essential’ to reopening schools safely | Boston Globe | 7/26/2020

… can reopen safely. “We are very much in favor of trying to open schools in person right now because community prevalence is low in Massachusetts,” said Dr. Elissa Perkins , an emergency medicine physician at Boston Medical Center , who wrote the letter, along with Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman, an assistant professor and infectious disease specialist at Harvard Medical School. But it will be “impossible to implement” the state’s school reopening guidelines …

Boston Medical’s Walsh to receive BBJ social leadership award | The Business Journals | 7/23/2020

Boston Medical’s Walsh to receive BBJ social leadership award Jul 23, 2020, 11:33am EDT Kate Walsh , president and CEO of the Boston Medical Center health system, has been named the 2020 winner of the Boston Business Journal’s Lewis Family Foundation CEO Social Leadership Award. The annual award was created in 2007 in partnership with the Lewis Family Foundation, led by Alan and Harriet Lewis, owners of Grand Circle Travel. It …

11 Ways Black Women Can Protect Their Mental Health During Pregnancy and Postpartum | MSN | 7/7/2020

… not sufficient, talk to your healthcare provider about different treatment options.” — Christine Crawford , M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist at Boston Medical Center . (Related: Alison Désir On the Expectations of Pregnancy and New Motherhood Vs. Reality ) 2. Find the mental health support you need (even if it’s virtual). “Mental health support during the prenatal period is …

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… combination of travel, the combination of reopening – perhaps in some cases, too early – and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center , said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. According to a Johns Hopkins University’s tally , there have been at least 2.6 million cases of coronavirus in the US with …

What you need to know about COVID-19: Many coronavirus cases may be undetected, expert says | 7/1/2020

… combination of travel, the combination of reopening — perhaps in some cases, too early — and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center , said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.Barocas said cases spiked in some states after Memorial Day. Thirty-seven states now trend upward in the number of cases from …

July 4th Could Create ‘Perfect Storm’ For Spreading Coronavirus, Warns Infectious Disease Doctor | 7/1/2020

… combination of travel, the combination of reopening — perhaps in some cases, too early — and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center , said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Barocas said cases spiked in some states after Memorial Day. Thirty-seven states now trend upward in the number of cases …

California governor issues new coronavirus restrictions for more than 28 million people | 7/1/2020

… combination of travel, the combination of reopening — perhaps in some cases, too early — and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center , said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. According to a Johns Hopkins University’s tally , there have been at least 2.6 million cases of coronavirus in the US with …

SOM student Kurt Schultz receives AΩA research fellowship | 6/30/2020

… his research period. An additional $2,500 will be paid after the receipt and approval of the final research report. “This past year, I did research in the Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research Lab at Boston Medical Center ,” he said. “Now in my final year of medical school, my goal is to evaluate the discharge opioid prescribing patterns after colorectal surgery. For my fellowship period, I’m looking to dive deeper into …

In the Covid-19 death of a hospital food worker, a microcosm of the pandemic | STAT | 6/30/2020

… will be covered by insurance, how much a patient will have to pay. Hearing snatches of what was going on, her boss let her go home. By the time she brought her nephew to Boston Medical Center later that day, he was so weak he sank into a wheelchair. That night, he was back in his own bed, self-isolating, waiting for coronavirus test results. They were positive. Desir kept …

Front-line health care workers reunite with children after months fighting COVID-19 | 6/30/2020

… health care workers around the U.S. have finally reunited with their kids after they made the tough decision to keep them safe from potential exposure to COVID-19. Mary Ann Dakkak, a doctor at Boston Medical Center who has been on the front lines, recently saw her children Eli and Isabelle Tauches, who are 8 and 10 years old respectively, for the first time in more than 90 days. “I …

Health experts welcome Supreme Court’s decision preserving abortion access | 6/30/2020

… hold admitting privileges at local hospitals. “The ruling is an important win in reaffirming the right to access abortion,” said Katharine O ’Connell White, MD, MPH, director of the fellowship in family planning at Boston Medical Center , told Healio Primary Care. “Abortion is essential, time-sensitive health care that cannot be delayed — even in a pandemic.” The AMA, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Academy of Family …

Small Moments, Big Impact: An App to Promote New Mothers’ Wellbeing | 6/29/2020

… achieve these goals is by helping their parents, and that the best way to reach parents is through their children. An “a-ha” moment. With that lesson in mind, my colleagues and I at Boston Medical Center , in collaboration with WGBH and mothers of our patients, developed Small Moments, Big Impact (SMBI) , a free app to promote new mothers’ emotional wellbeing and resilience. We believe the app will help the …

Differentiation of Human Airway-Organoids From Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) - PubMed | National Institutes of Health | 6/28/2020

doi: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2020.03.008. Epub 2020 Apr 25. Authors Ruobing Wang 1 , Katie B McCauley 2 , Darrell N Kotton 3 , Finn Hawkins 4 Affiliations 1 Center for Regenerative Medicine of Boston University and Boston Medical Center , Boston, MA, United States; Division of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. 2 Respiratory Diseases, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA, United States. 3 Center for Regenerative …

New mom celebrates COVID recovery after delivering son while in ICU - ABC News | 6/27/2020

… 11:24 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article 1:52 ICU staff celebrates COVID patient leaving as new mom Adriana Rice-Leiva, 31, who went into Boston Medical Center with coronavirus at 7 1/2 months pregnant and was put on a ventilator, has made it home safely and recovered. Courtesy Adriana Rice-Leiva A new mom in Massachusetts has returned home after …

Want To Live To 100? | 6/27/2020

… all have a genetic blueprint that, on average, should let us live to 90 in great shape,” says Thomas Perls , M.D ., professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center , who’s tracked thousands of 100-plussers in his New England Centenarian Study (and now their kids too in a new $25 million National Institutes of Health study). “Average healthy life expectancy is 69 …

Mattapan man killed Wednesday in Milton crash | 6/26/2020

MILTON — A 49-year-old Mattapan man died Wednesday night after being hit by two cars in Milton on Route 93. State Police officials said in a press release that Tat Segundo died at the Boston Medical Center from his injuries. Troopers responded to exit 9 for a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle around 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, and found Segundo in the road with “serious injuries” and …

End of In-Store Makeup Testers and Samples in Post-COVID-19 World — Report | 6/26/2020

… history, that statement could (and should) apply to anything (and everything). But in this particular instance, Cassandra M. Pierre , a physician specializing in infectious diseases and the medical director of public health programs at Boston Medical Center , is referring to the future of beauty product testing. Swatching, swiping, and slathering simply do not exist in a post-COVID-19 world. Well, perhaps “post-COVID-19 world” is an ambitious turn …

Massachusetts COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force starts to take shape ahead of June 30 deadline | 6/25/2020

… Boston Democrat, and Sen. Julian Cyr, a Truro Democrat. She also appointed Dr. Milagros Abreu, founder and executive director of the Latino Health Insurance Program, and Dr. Cassandra Pierre, an infectious diseases physician at Boston Medical Center . “The formation of this task force and its recommendations will help provide a road map for improving health care services across the commonwealth, particularly in our communities of color who were disproportionally impacted …

“On the descending curve”: BEST-CLI rises to COVID-19 and financial challenges | 6/24/2020

On the descending curve”: BEST-CLI rises to COVID-19 and financial challenges 24th June 2020 206 L-R: Alik Farber, Matthew Menard, and Kenneth Rosenfield Vascular News spoke to the principal investigators of the BEST-CLI (Best endovascular versus best surgical therapy in critical limb ischaemia) trial—Alik Farber (Boston Medical Center, Boston, USA), Matthew Menard (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, USA), and Kenneth Rosenfield (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston …

Adele K. Nanfelt, 82 | 6/24/2020

LAKEVILLE — Adele Kay Nystrom Nanfelt, 82, of Lakeville, Massachusetts, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Boston Medical Center following a sudden brain aneurysm. Born on June 29, 1937 in Joliet, Illinois, Adele was the eldest of four children born to Otto Nystrom, of Umea, Sweden, and of Helen Gustafson, a second-generation Swede from Winnetka, Illinois. She married Kenneth Donald Nanfelt, her husband of nearly 63 years. Together …

Older adults may be left out of some COVID-19 trials | 6/23/2020

… heart disease, cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis. “Ideally, the patients enrolled in a randomized clinical trial reflect the demographics of the disease,” said Dr. Mark Sloan, a haematologist leading a COVID-19 drug study at Boston Medical Center , in an email. “Unfortunately, this is seldom the case.” Now, Dr. Sharon K. Inouye, a geriatrician at Harvard Medical School and Hebrew SeniorLife, is sounding an alarm. She points out that in the …

THE BOSTON POLICE BUDGET IS NOT THE RIGHT ACCOUNT TO REALLOCATE | 6/23/2020

… youth programming, language and food access, Immigrant Advancement, the Age Strong Commission and the Human Rights Commission $2 million for additional public mental health services through a partnership between the Boston Police Department and Boston Medical Center Emergency Services Program or BEST $2 million to support economic development initiatives to support minority and women owned businesses $2 million to provide additional housing supports and youth homelessness programs We have no …

Sleep deprivation from nightly fireworks ‘can be viewed as torture,’ doctor says | Yahoo News | 6/23/2020

… pandemic that has infected more than 2.3 million Americans, this lack of sleep — which many have been discussing on Twitter — could have dangerous implications. Dr. Sanford Auerbach, director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Boston Medical Center , elaborates on the concept to Yahoo Life. “Our immune system is particularly sensitive to the effects of sleep deprivation,” says Auerbach. “Sleep loss has been shown to affect many components of our immune …

COVID-19

This Is the Riskiest Part of Your Vacation | Elemental | Medium | 8/17/2020

… This article has been made free for everyone, thanks to Medium Members . For more information on the novel coronavirus and Covid-19, visit cdc.gov . This Is the Riskiest Part of Your Vacation The psychological reason … risks, says Cassandra Pierre , MD, an infectious disease doctor at Boston Medical Center. Even when you visit family and close friends you trust, there’s no guarantee you’re not putting yourself at a higher risk for …

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Qventus Achieves Significant Milestones in Helping Clients Address Near-term Covid-19 Challenges and Create Long-term Operational Efficiencies | Business Wire | 8/3/2020

… Boston Medical Center, Dignity Health Mercy San Juan, HonorHealth, M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Saint Luke’s Health System, and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. “We are very pleased to be working with Qventus,” said Dr. Alastair Bell, Executive Vice President Strategy and Chief Operating Officer, Boston Medical Center. “Over the last several months, our team has …

Regenerative Medicine

Differentiation of Human Airway-Organoids From Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) - PubMed | National Institutes of Health | 6/28/2020

doi: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2020.03.008. Epub 2020 Apr 25. Authors Ruobing Wang 1 , Katie B McCauley 2 , Darrell N Kotton 3 , Finn Hawkins 4 Affiliations 1 Center for Regenerative Medicine of Boston University and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States; Division of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. 2 Respiratory Diseases, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA, United States. 3 Center for Regenerative …

Medicare Advantage

Quil Announces Formation of Clinical Advisory Board | PR Newswire | 6/2/2020

… practice and medical directorships in long-term care, including Veterans Affairs Director of Geriatric Primary Care, Clinical Faculty at the University of Miami , and lead physician for a Complex Care Management team for Medicare Advantage plans. She is the Medical Director for Medicare Advantage plans at Independence Blue Cross. John Torres , MD Dr. John Torres is a renowned emergency room physician with extensive international experience. He serves as an NBC …

National Institutes of Health

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

… For most clinicians when we see this, it’s heartening,” said Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through … with the results of the severe study, run by the National Institutes of Health, in which patients were 50% more likely to have experienced an improvement on a similar symptom scale after 15 days. In …

American Hospital Association

A New York man prayed at his dad’s bedside after coronavirus death. 16 days later, they’re buried together - CNN | 5/13/2020

… It’s incredibly heartbreaking this happened in the first place,” said Dr. Cassandra Pierre, medical director of public health programs at Boston Medical Center. “But also that you have to hold your family member or you … vice president of quality and patient safety policy at the American Hospital Association, said health care centers have had to make tough choices. “The extraordinary reality of COVID-19 has forced many hospitals and health …

Patient Safety

A New York man prayed at his dad’s bedside after coronavirus death. 16 days later, they’re buried together - CNN | 5/13/2020

… It’s incredibly heartbreaking this happened in the first place,” said Dr. Cassandra Pierre, medical director of public health programs at Boston Medical Center. “But also that you have to hold your family member or you … the policy says. Nancy Foster, vice president of quality and patient safety policy at the American Hospital Association, said health care centers have had to make tough choices. “The extraordinary reality of COVID-19 has …

Medicaid

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid, said in an interview. Linas noted in a tweet this week that the hospital has the second highest coronavirus case count in Boston: “Today, the family of a dying patient asked me why we do not have [remdesivir]. What am I supposed to say?” The White House, the president’s coronavirus task force, the Office of …

Food and Drug Administration

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… administration raised hopes by announcing that the drug shortened hospital stays of some patients. Demand for remdesivir exploded after the Food and Drug Administration, citing the results, made an emergency use authorization for the experimental … staggering injustice,” Benjamin P. Linas, an infectious-disease doctor at Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid, said in an interview. Linas noted in a tweet this …

American Academy of Pediatrics

The impact of COVID-19 on infant and child health care, beyond missed vaccinations | Yahoo News | 4/29/2020

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly encourages in-person visits whenever possible. Still, numbers in pediatric clinics have steeply declined. Dr. Eileen Costello, a pediatrician and the chief of ambulatory pediatrics at Boston Medical Center, which serves around around 14,000 vulnerable patients, about 90% of whom are on public insurance, said the center’s usual clinic volume decreased by approximately 80% last month. MORE: Don’t skip vaccinations: 8 things pediatricians want …

CDC

Boston Medical, Rimidi Partner to Tackle High-Risk Pregnancy During COVID-19 | HIT Consultant | 4/27/2020

Leave a Comment What You Should Know: – To help overcome the challenges of high-risk pregnancies, Boston Medical Center announced a partnership with Rimidi, a cloud-based software platform, to enable physicians to remotely collect … remote monitoring capabilities. According to the latest numbers from the CDC, there were 3,788,235 births in the U.S. in 2018. Of that, 6 – 8% are, on average, considered high-risk pregnancies and require frequent visits …

Behavioral Health

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … into the program, which is focused on primary care clinicians, behavioral health practitioners, and a few other non-surgical specialties. “Idaho is fortunate to have a dedicated group of independent providers who are passionate about …

AMA

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … patients in the pandemic, according to a study published in JAMA . Of the 1,257 healthcare workers in China who responded, 50.4% experiened signs of depression and 44.6% reported anxiety. Seven out of ten experienced distress …

Medicare

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… billions of dollars to hospitals under the stimulus package signed by President Donald Trump last week. The department should direct Medicare Administrative Contractors “distribute funds to every hospital in the U.S. at the rate of … patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston Medical Center Health System has furloughed around 10% of its …

NIH

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … April 20. Related Article How Congress’ latest coronavirus bill funds NIH and CDC 2:24 PM CT on 3/27/2020 ( GenomeWeb ) The National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stand to receive …

Telehealth

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … the sick and people caring for them. FCC’s plans for telehealth funds 12:23 PM CT on 3/31/2020 The Federal Communication Commission received $200 million from Congress to support telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and …

American Medical Association

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … enough to cover the costs of treating coronavirus patients. The American Medical Association on Thursday gave providers new coding advice for the pandemic. The guidance includes 11 scenarios for COVID-19 coding including telehealth and …

Clinical Research

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … little iffy there” right now. Health experts urge sharing of clinical research data 10:41 AM CT on 3/28/2020 Because the U.S. is so far behind testing for COVID-19, President Donald Trump, Congress, the U.S …

Feinberg School of Medicine

NOT REAL NEWS: A week of false news around the coronavirus | Yahoo News | 4/11/2020

… water to prevent or treat covid at all,” said Dr. Michael Angarone, assistant professor of infectious diseases at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Social media users appear to be suggesting there is no difference … of Public Health and School of Medicine and physician at Boston Medical Center. Other posts tout a combination of tonic water and zinc, an idea that gained traction after a St. Louis chiropractor posted a …

Mental Health

Insurers operating in Massachusetts agree to improve mental health access – Boston Herald | 2/28/2020

… vital to public health,” Healey said, “but too many people are facing unlawful barriers to the care they need.” The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act requires insurers to apply similar rules to mental … risk,” said Dr. David C. Henderson, head of psychiatry at Boston Medical Center. Eva Stahl, 46, of Holliston, said she spent weeks trying to find a health care provider who was available and willing to …

Population Health

Hospitals may be missing this social determinant of health, study suggests | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/25/2020

… programs for social determinants of health do not always detect patients who have trouble paying utility bills, according to a Boston Medical Center study published in The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. Most states have … ensure better health outcomes for all patients.” More articles on population health

National Cancer Institute

Lack of insurance may explain much of disparity in breast cancer detection | Physicians Weekly | 1/10/2020

… Boston Medical Center. “People say they care about minority women dying from cancer,” Ko said. “We’re saying if you have insurance, you’re going to get your cancer caught at an earlier stage. This is something that really might help move the needle.” Ko and her colleagues analyzed data collected from 2010 through 2016 by the National Cancer Institute. The researchers focused on women aged 40 to 64 diagnosed with a …

Patient Satisfaction

Laudio Secures $7.3 Million in Series A Financing from .406 Ventures and InHealth Ventures | Globe Newswire | 12/10/2019

… company’s vision to transform the culture of health systems, creating an environment that supports engaged employees, high quality, safety, and patient satisfaction. The funding was led by InHealth Ventures and .406 Ventures with participation from … staff, beyond nursing. The Laudio platform is giving customers like Boston Medical Center and Carle Foundation Hospital an automated approach for front-line managers that enables them to have more meaningful interactions with their staff …

Community Health

Cross-sector partnerships can improve health where it begins—in the home | Modern Healthcare | 11/6/2019

… to work together to improve lives. We see over and over that housing is an essential foundation for individual and community health . Cross-sector collaborations between health systems and affordable housing and community developers hold … city of Oakland. On the other side of the country, Boston Medical Center recently committed a $6.5 million investment in a multitiered housing strategy designed to improve population and community health. A separate $100 million …

ACO

Trump non-bias rule could hinder health equity, harm LGBTQ | Modern Healthcare | 8/12/2019

… Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and several advocacy groups expressed concerns in public comment letters to the agency that removing nondiscrimination provisions could discourage LGBTQ individuals from seeking regular medical care and make the groups’ health disparities worse. “Removing these nondiscrimination provisions runs counter to the mission of the HHS to ensure the health and well-being of all Americans, including LGBT Americans,” the letter stated …

Gilead Sciences

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

… patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show By Matthew Herper @matthewherper June 1, 2020 Reprints A vial of remdesivir Gilead Sciences via AP R emdesivir, the drug developed as a treatment for Covid-19 … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through a press release rather than to see the data.” She …

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

… patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show By Matthew Herper @matthewherper June 1, 2020 Reprints A vial of remdesivir Gilead Sciences via AP R emdesivir, the drug developed as a treatment for Covid-19 … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through a press release rather than to see the data.” She …

Gilead

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

Health Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show By Matthew Herper @matthewherper June 1, 2020 Reprints A vial of remdesivir Gilead Sciences via AP R emdesivir, the drug … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through a press release rather than to see the data.” She …

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

Health Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show By Matthew Herper @matthewherper June 1, 2020 Reprints A vial of remdesivir Gilead Sciences via AP R emdesivir, the drug … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through a press release rather than to see the data.” She …

WebMD

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter | WebMD | 5/21/2020

… you’ve got an ideal situation for weight gain, he says. In a poll of more than 1,000 U.S. readers of WebMD, nearly half of the women and almost one-quarter of the men said they’d … MD, director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center. “And they were younger.” Preliminary research published in The Lancet has also found this connection. And while calling it the “Quarantine 15 …

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter | WebMD | 5/21/2020

… you’ve got an ideal situation for weight gain, he says. In a poll of more than 1,000 U.S. readers of WebMD, nearly half of the women and almost one-quarter of the men said they’d … MD, director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center. “And they were younger.” Preliminary research published in The Lancet has also found this connection. And while calling it the “Quarantine 15 …

AmerisourceBergen

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… how it has been done. The process is just a staggering injustice,” Benjamin P. Linas, an infectious-disease doctor at Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid … to access. ASPR has retained the large drug distribution company AmerisourceBergen to deliver the drug around the country. The company said it is taking direction from the government about where to distribute remdesivir, and in …

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… how it has been done. The process is just a staggering injustice,” Benjamin P. Linas, an infectious-disease doctor at Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid … to access. ASPR has retained the large drug distribution company AmerisourceBergen to deliver the drug around the country. The company said it is taking direction from the government about where to distribute remdesivir, and in …

Rimidi

Boston Medical, Rimidi Partner to Tackle High-Risk Pregnancy During COVID-19 | HIT Consultant | 4/27/2020

Leave a Comment What You Should Know: – To help overcome the challenges of high-risk pregnancies, Boston Medical Center announced a partnership with Rimidi, a cloud-based software platform, to enable physicians to remotely collect and analyze patient-generated data to better treat patients remotely. – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, the adoption of Rimidi’s platform will ease fears and provide an extra layer of medical support by leveraging …

Boston Medical Center Partners with Digital Health Company Rimidi to Add Post-Partum Remote Monitoring for High-Risk Pregnancies | PRWeb | 4/23/2020

Boston Medical Center Partners with Digital Health Company Rimidi to Add Post-Partum Remote Monitoring for High-Risk Pregnancies Share Article The remote monitoring software will extend the system’s capacity to care for high-risk patients during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. “This project to address maternal and infant morbidity and mortality due to hypertensive disorders in pregnancy is a great example of how technology can support more proactive …

Medtronic

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … tonight 4:32 PM CT on 3/26/20 Working on that with Medtronic. Given NY pressing needs, we’re delivering Resmed, Philips & Medtronic ventilators to NY hospitals starting tonight. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 26, 2020 Hospital, physician groups …

5 recent GI-focused innovations | Becker’s ASC Review | 11/11/2019

Here are five gastroenterology-focused companies that either recently began developing or launched new products: Boston Medical Center is studying how Motus GI’s Pure-Vu System affects bowel preparation in a clinical setting. Pure-Vu is an alternate bowel-preparation system. Medtronic launched GI Genius, an endoscopy module that uses artificial intelligence to detect colorectal polyps. Fujifilm Medical Systems USA launched eight new endoscopic products at ACG 2019, held Oct …

HealthDay

AHA News: Video Doctor Visits Gain Ground During Coronavirus Pandemic | U.S. News & World Report | 3/31/2020

More (HealthDay) TUESDAY, March 31, 2020 (American Heart Association News) – Dr. David Wheeler started seeing patients via telehealth in his Wyoming neurology practice 10 years ago as a way to provide routine visits to patients … the stress on health systems in hard-hit areas. At Boston Medical Center, the teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine – and the busiest trauma and emergency services center in New England – telemedicine was …

AHA News: Video Doctor Visits Gain Ground During Coronavirus Pandemic | U.S. News & World Report | 3/31/2020

More (HealthDay) TUESDAY, March 31, 2020 (American Heart Association News) – Dr. David Wheeler started seeing patients via telehealth in his Wyoming neurology practice 10 years ago as a way to provide routine visits to patients … the stress on health systems in hard-hit areas. At Boston Medical Center, the teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine – and the busiest trauma and emergency services center in New England – telemedicine was …

Goldman Sachs

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … most business activity nationwide, and a destructive recession seems inevitable. Goldman Sachs expects the economy to shrink at a sickening 24% annual rate in the April-June quarter. That would be, by far, the worst …

Iron Mountain (IRM) Renewable Energy Solution Adds New Adopters | Zacks | 6/17/2019

You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Iron Mountain Incorporated ( IRM - Free Report ) recently announced that Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs, along with The Boeing Company and Boston Medical Center, have joined the Early Adopter program for the Green Power Pass (GPP). The company also announced the availability of GPP to …

NCI

Stand Up To Cancer Launches Four Teams on “Cancer Interception” To Detect and Treat Cancer at Earliest Stages | PR Newswire | 10/26/2017

… Advisory Committee. “This could save many lives and avoid untold human suffering.” The announcement was made here at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics sponsored by the American Association … medicine, pathology and bioinformatics, and director of the Boston University -Boston Medical Center Cancer Center. Co-leader: Steven Dubinett , MD, associate vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Los Angeles ( UCLA ) and director …

Stand Up To Cancer Launches Four Teams on ’Cancer Interception’ To Detect and Treat Cancer at | PR Newswire | 10/26/2017

… Advisory Committee. “This could save many lives and avoid untold human suffering.” The announcement was made here at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics sponsored by the American Association … medicine, pathology and bioinformatics, and director of the Boston University -Boston Medical Center Cancer Center. Co-leader: Steven Dubinett , MD, associate vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Los Angeles ( UCLA ) and director …

Mercy

Qventus Achieves Significant Milestones in Helping Clients Address Near-term Covid-19 Challenges and Create Long-term Operational Efficiencies | Business Wire | 8/3/2020

… Boston Medical Center, Dignity Health Mercy San Juan, HonorHealth, M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Saint Luke’s Health System, and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. “We are very pleased to be working with Qventus,” said Dr. Alastair Bell, Executive Vice President Strategy and Chief Operating Officer, Boston Medical Center. “Over the last several months, our team has …

Harvard Medical School

Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing ‘essential’ to reopening schools safely | Boston Globe | 7/26/2020

… Boston Medical Center, who wrote the letter, along with Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman, an assistant professor and infectious disease specialist at Harvard Medical School. But it will be “impossible to implement” the state’s school reopening guidelines , Perkins said, without widely accessible coronavirus tests that can quickly produce results. Advertisement “You’re left with a situation in which you start quarantining entire classrooms whenever anybody has a sore throat or a cough …

Boston University School of Medicine

11 Ways Black Women Can Protect Their Mental Health During Pregnancy and Postpartum | MSN | 7/7/2020

Boston University School of Medicine and an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist at Boston Medical Center. (Related: Alison Désir On the Expectations of Pregnancy and New Motherhood Vs. Reality ) 2. Find the mental health support you need (even if it’s virtual). “Mental health support during the prenatal period is important especially during a time like this when women have the extra stress of the consequences of COVID-19 and racial …

Boston Children's Hospital

Burns & Levinson Attorney Laura Lee Mittelman Named a 2020 On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyer by the ABA | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… Boston Children’s Hospital, and the Boston Marathon as part of Team BMC, supporting Boston Medical Center’s ambitious “Vision 2030” goal of making Boston the healthiest urban population in the world. She has ridden in six Pan-Mass Challenges as part of one of the oldest riding teams, and has raised over $100,000 for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. At Burns & Levinson, she serves on the firm’s Associate Committee, which acts …

Boston Children's Hospital, Boston MA

Burns & Levinson Attorney Laura Lee Mittelman Named a 2020 On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyer by the ABA | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… Boston Children’s Hospital, and the Boston Marathon as part of Team BMC, supporting Boston Medical Center’s ambitious “Vision 2030” goal of making Boston the healthiest urban population in the world. She has ridden in six Pan-Mass Challenges as part of one of the oldest riding teams, and has raised over $100,000 for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. At Burns & Levinson, she serves on the firm’s Associate Committee, which acts …

Children's Hospital

Burns & Levinson Attorney Laura Lee Mittelman Named a 2020 On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyer by the ABA | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… Children’s Hospital, and the Boston Marathon as part of Team BMC, supporting Boston Medical Center’s ambitious “Vision 2030” goal of making Boston the healthiest urban population in the world. She has ridden in six Pan-Mass Challenges as part of one of the oldest riding teams, and has raised over $100,000 for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. At Burns & Levinson, she serves on the firm’s Associate Committee, which acts as …

Children's Hospital, Erie PA

Burns & Levinson Attorney Laura Lee Mittelman Named a 2020 On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyer by the ABA | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… Children’s Hospital, and the Boston Marathon as part of Team BMC, supporting Boston Medical Center’s ambitious “Vision 2030” goal of making Boston the healthiest urban population in the world. She has ridden in six Pan-Mass Challenges as part of one of the oldest riding teams, and has raised over $100,000 for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. At Burns & Levinson, she serves on the firm’s Associate Committee, which acts as …

Cleveland Clinic

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter | WebMD | 5/21/2020

… institution and others had BMIs over 35,” says Caroline Apovian, MD, director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center. “And they were younger.” Preliminary research published in The Lancet has also … want to party,” says Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic. “What we’re experiencing, on the other hand, has nothing fun about it. Plus, if a substantial number of people emerge from quarantine having …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter | WebMD | 5/21/2020

… institution and others had BMIs over 35,” says Caroline Apovian, MD, director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center. “And they were younger.” Preliminary research published in The Lancet has also … want to party,” says Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian at the Cleveland Clinic. “What we’re experiencing, on the other hand, has nothing fun about it. Plus, if a substantial number of people emerge from quarantine having …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Pandemic spawns new spirit of collaboration for Bostons longtime rival hospitals | Boston Globe | 5/14/2020

Hospitals have been sharing supplies, equipment, data, and even staff as they scramble to treat patients sick with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Several weeks ago, when Boston Medical Center was flooded with patients needing intensive care and doctors there were worried about running out of ventilators, other hospitals took 10 of BMC’s patients. Boston Children’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston’s VA Medical Center …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA

Pandemic spawns new spirit of collaboration for Bostons longtime rival hospitals | Boston Globe | 5/14/2020

Hospitals have been sharing supplies, equipment, data, and even staff as they scramble to treat patients sick with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Several weeks ago, when Boston Medical Center was flooded with patients needing intensive care and doctors there were worried about running out of ventilators, other hospitals took 10 of BMC’s patients. Boston Children’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston’s VA Medical Center …

Partners HealthCare

Pandemic spawns new spirit of collaboration for Bostons longtime rival hospitals | Boston Globe | 5/14/2020

Boston Medical Center was flooded with patients needing intensive care and doctors there were worried about running out of ventilators, other hospitals took 10 of BMC’s patients. Boston Children’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston’s VA Medical Center sent ventilators. On another day, BMC sent masks to Boston Hope, the temporary hospital set up by Partners HealthCare, when that facility was running low. Advertisement “We have a great …

Massachusetts General Hospital

People donated millions to buy protective gear for hospitals. These Harvard students figure out where to spend it | Boston Globe | 5/11/2020

… Boston Medical Center, Brigham And Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Donors to the fund include Silicon Valley Bank, private equity investor Andrew Balson and his wife, Melora, venture capitalist Jeff Bussgang, and the John W. Henry Family Foundation. (Henry is owner and publisher of The Boston Globe). Tim Smith, senior director of philanthropy at the Boston Foundation, said he has been struck by the complexity of the endeavor, including …

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

Essentials for Essential Workers: In Recognition of National Nurses Week, Stop & Shop Associates Provide Groceries for Nurses and Healthcare Workers Fighting the Pandemic | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/8/2020

… in three of the states it serves: Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on Long Island; Hartford Hospital in Connecticut; and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. The program was designed to help fill a critical need … Hospital in NY; Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, NJ; Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital. To-date, Stop & Shop has provided more than 88,000 meals for these front-line workers. 2. Priority Online …

Community Hospital

Essentials for Essential Workers: In Recognition of National Nurses Week, Stop & Shop Associates Provide Groceries for Nurses and Healthcare Workers Fighting the Pandemic | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/8/2020

Community Hospital in NY; Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, NJ; Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital. To-date, Stop & Shop has provided more than 88,000 meals for these front-line workers. 2. Priority Online Deliveries – On Wednesday, May 6, Stop & Shop piloted a new program that sent nurses at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to the very front of the line for deliveries from the brand’s home delivery …

Mount Sinai South Nassau

Essentials for Essential Workers: In Recognition of National Nurses Week, Stop & Shop Associates Provide Groceries for Nurses and Healthcare Workers Fighting the Pandemic | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/8/2020

… Shop provided groceries for nurses and other front-line healthcare workers at hospitals in three of the states it serves: Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on Long Island; Hartford Hospital in Connecticut; and Massachusetts General … Hospital in NY; Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, NJ; Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital. To-date, Stop & Shop has provided more than 88,000 meals for these front-line workers. 2. Priority Online …

Long Island Community Hospital

Essentials for Essential Workers: In Recognition of National Nurses Week, Stop & Shop Associates Provide Groceries for Nurses and Healthcare Workers Fighting the Pandemic | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/8/2020

Long Island Community Hospital in NY; Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood, NJ; Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital. To-date, Stop & Shop has provided more than 88,000 meals for these front-line workers. 2. Priority Online Deliveries – On Wednesday, May 6, Stop & Shop piloted a new program that sent nurses at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to the very front of the line for deliveries from the brand’s …

Tufts Medical Center, Boston MA

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… how it has been done. The process is just a staggering injustice,” Benjamin P. Linas, an infectious-disease doctor at Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid … Boston hospital that did not receive any of the drug, Tufts Medical Center, Helen Boucher, chief of the division of geographic medicine and infectious diseases, said 76 out of a total of 280 patients are …

Tufts Medical Center

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… how it has been done. The process is just a staggering injustice,” Benjamin P. Linas, an infectious-disease doctor at Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid … Boston hospital that did not receive any of the drug, Tufts Medical Center, Helen Boucher, chief of the division of geographic medicine and infectious diseases, said 76 out of a total of 280 patients are …

UPMC

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … several new regulatory relief efforts aimed at easing hospital capacity. UPMC staff pay will not change through May 9 4:00 PM CT on 3/30/2020 UPMC said Monday it will ensure that all of its staff …

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA

Snorkel Kits Help Doctors Get Through PPE Shortage | NPR | 4/23/2020

… the house before all this COVID-19 stuff happened. DAVID GREENE, HOST: Dr. Alex Stone is an anesthesiology resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He and another resident have both been working in … to do more. Dr. Zaid Altawil is a resident at Boston Medical Center. We reached him in the emergency department. ZAID ALTAWIL: I’ve used it to see regular patients, and I’ve used it to see …

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Snorkel Kits Help Doctors Get Through PPE Shortage | NPR | 4/23/2020

… the house before all this COVID-19 stuff happened. DAVID GREENE, HOST: Dr. Alex Stone is an anesthesiology resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He and another resident have both been working in … to do more. Dr. Zaid Altawil is a resident at Boston Medical Center. We reached him in the emergency department. ZAID ALTAWIL: I’ve used it to see regular patients, and I’ve used it to see …

Memorial Medical Center

Keurig Dr Pepper is donating brewers to hospitals and ramping up hiring | The Business Journals | 4/18/2020

… Boston Medical Center, Tufts Medical Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, UMass Memorial Medical Center, and hospitals in the Beth Israel Lahey system. See Also Add this to your grocery list: DSW shoes Other hospitals receiving brewers and coffee pods include those in New York and New Jersey (29 including New York Presbytarian and NYU Langone), Los Angeles (24, including Cedars-Sinai …

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Keurig Dr Pepper is donating brewers to hospitals and ramping up hiring | The Business Journals | 4/18/2020

… Boston Medical Center, Tufts Medical Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, UMass Memorial Medical Center, and hospitals in the Beth Israel Lahey system. See Also Add this to your grocery list: DSW shoes Other hospitals receiving brewers and coffee pods include those in New York and New Jersey (29 including New York Presbytarian and NYU Langone), Los Angeles (24, including Cedars-Sinai …

Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea MA

Coronavirus deaths in Mass. reach 686 Saturday | Boston Globe | 4/12/2020

… Massachusetts General Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, and Boston Medical Center all reported increases in patients, but continued to have capacity Saturday. Speaking to reporters in Somerville, Governor Charlie Baker warned that the next two to three weeks will be difficult. “If in this Holy Week people need to pray, I’d urge them to pray for a lot of the folks who take care of those who get sick and for …

Mudit Garg

Qventus Achieves Significant Milestones in Helping Clients Address Near-term Covid-19 Challenges and Create Long-term Operational Efficiencies | Business Wire | 8/3/2020

… and platform enhancements, and garnering industry recognition. “The first half of 2020 was extraordinarily challenging for the healthcare industry,” said Mudit Garg, co-founder and CEO of Qventus. “During this time, I’m incredibly proud of … went live with solutions at numerous hospitals, including Allina Health, Boston Medical Center, Dignity Health Mercy San Juan, HonorHealth, M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic …

Charlie Baker

Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing ‘essential’ to reopening schools safely | Boston Globe | 7/26/2020

… by schools to try and keep students safe this fall during the coronavirus pandemic. But in a letter to Governor Charlie Baker sent Thursday, a coalition of Massachusetts doctors and health care workers say that … Massachusetts,” said Dr. Elissa Perkins , an emergency medicine physician at Boston Medical Center, who wrote the letter, along with Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman, an assistant professor and infectious disease specialist at Harvard Medical School. But …

Kate Walsh

Boston Medical’s Walsh to receive BBJ social leadership award | The Business Journals | 7/23/2020

Boston Medical’s Walsh to receive BBJ social leadership award Jul 23, 2020, 11:33am EDT Kate Walsh , president and CEO of the Boston Medical Center health system, has been named the 2020 winner of the Boston Business Journal’s Lewis Family Foundation CEO Social Leadership Award. The annual award was created in 2007 in partnership with the Lewis Family Foundation, led by Alan and Harriet Lewis, owners of Grand Circle Travel. It …

Matthew Herper

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

Health Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show By Matthew Herper @matthewherper June 1, 2020 Reprints A vial of remdesivir Gilead Sciences via AP R emdesivir, the drug … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through a press release rather than to see the data.” She …

Erin Clark

The inside story of how coronavirus spread in Massachusetts - The Boston Globe | 5/30/2020

… of Clarksburg, home of Rick Bua, the first person to receive a positive test for the coronavirus in Western Mass. (Erin Clark/Globe Staff) Kilayko’s patient was a 66-year-old grandfather from a woodsy … gear while caring for an intubated COVID-19 patient at Boston Medical Center. (Erin Clark/Globe Staff) Dr. David Enze Wang talked with a patient’s family member on the phone in the Special Pathogen Unit …

William Dietz

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter | WebMD | 5/21/2020

… of my pants fit.” Researchers say it’s too soon to say for sure how widespread the weight gain really is. William Dietz, MD, PhD, chair of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and … MD, director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center. “And they were younger.” Preliminary research published in The Lancet has also found this connection. And while calling it the “Quarantine 15 …

Alex Azar

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… per bed, and $30,000 per bed for ‘hot spots,’ “ the trade group wrote in a letter Tuesday to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. That would come to about $23 billion, not … patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston Medical Center Health System has furloughed around 10% of its …

Donald Trump

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… American Hospital Association wants HHS to immediately send billions of dollars to hospitals under the stimulus package signed by President Donald Trump last week. The department should direct Medicare Administrative Contractors “distribute funds to every … patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston Medical Center Health System has furloughed around 10% of its …

Seema Verma

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | 4/24/2020

… bed for ‘hot spots,’ “ the trade group wrote in a letter Tuesday to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. That would come to about $23 billion, not “including the additional funding for … patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston Medical Center Health System has furloughed around 10% of its …

Joseph Kennedy

Med experts: State hospitals will weather surge - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA | Star Telegram | 4/24/2020

Joseph Kennedy III and the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, including Boston Medical Center emergency room physician Rep. Jon Santiago, wrote to state leaders two days after the guidelines were published to warn that the standards would penalize people of color, who disproportionately struggle with underlying health conditions that make them more vulnerable to the virus. “Once the guidelines were released there was a lot of public feedback that was …

Michael Wagner

Med experts: State hospitals will weather surge - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA | Star Telegram | 4/24/2020

… lot of the work we’re doing is to prevent the crisis standards from ever having to be activated,” said Dr. Michael Wagner, chief physician executive of Wellforce. “I believe we will be able to achieve … Kennedy III and the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, including Boston Medical Center emergency room physician Rep. Jon Santiago, wrote to state leaders two days after the guidelines were published to warn that the standards …

Matt Murphy

Med experts: State hospitals will weather surge - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA | Star Telegram | 4/24/2020

Med experts: State hospitals will weather surge By Matt Murphy State House News Service 5:15 PM Apr 23, 2020 at 5:15 PM BOSTON - Several of the leading medical experts who developed the state’s controversial plan … Kennedy III and the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, including Boston Medical Center emergency room physician Rep. Jon Santiago, wrote to state leaders two days after the guidelines were published to warn that the standards …

David Brown

‘Strokes and heart attacks don’t take a vacation.’ So why have emergency department visits sharply declined? - The Boston Globe | 4/23/2020

… Pan Globe Staff , Updated April 23, 2020, 9:42 a.m. Email to a Friend View Comments The Shapiro Building at the Boston Medical Center. Across the country and the city of Boston, hospitals are reporting precipitous … take a vacation just because there’s a pandemic,” said Dr. David Brown, chief of emergency medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. “They’re still happening. They just aren’t happening as much inside the hospital, which is a …

Lucienne Ide

Boston Medical Center Partners with Digital Health Company Rimidi to Add Post-Partum Remote Monitoring for High-Risk Pregnancies | PRWeb | 4/23/2020

Boston Medical Center Partners with Digital Health Company Rimidi to Add Post-Partum Remote Monitoring for High-Risk Pregnancies Share Article The remote monitoring software will extend the system’s capacity to care for high-risk … most preventable causes of mortality in the United States,” said Lucienne Ide, MD, PhD, founder and chief health innovator at Rimidi. “This project to address maternal and infant morbidity and mortality due to hypertensive disorders …

Martin J. Walsh

John Hancock, Boston Athletic Association, Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh: Join Us in Turning the Commonwealth Blue to Thank the Front Lines | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… 35-year principal sponsor John Hancock , joined by the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh , call on the community to collectively share gratitude for the essential workforce … American Red Cross, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts Eye & Ear, and Massachusetts General Hospital …

Donald Lloyd

Why healthcare providers are sidelining employees amid coronavirus pandemic | Modern Healthcare | 4/3/2020

… and benefits, particularly in parts of the country that have not yet seen an overwhelming number of coronavirus-stricken patients. Boston Medical Center last week furloughed 700 employees. Erlanger Health in Chattanooga, Tenn., froze retirement … clinical operations during and after the COVID-19 crisis ends,” Donald Lloyd, CEO of St. Claire HealthCare, explained in the Kentucky hospital system’s announcement that it would furlough 300 workers not directly involved in care …

John Starcher

12 hospitals furloughing staff in response to COVID-19 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/2/2020

… decision to help offset the financial hit from COVID-19. Most of the affected employees are in nonclinical roles. 2. Boston Medical Center is furloughing 700 staff members, or 10 percent of its workforce, due … the pandemic lasts, according to Bon Secours Mercy Health CEO John Starcher. Bon Secours Mercy Health estimates it will see an operating loss of at least $100 million per month while the pandemic lasts. 4 …

Ayanna Pressley

Unemployment skyrockets as number of virus cases jumps | Boston Herald | 3/26/2020

… care for those of them who test positive for the disease, will be operated by a consortium of providers including Boston Medical Center and the Pine Street Inn. More on the latest coronavirus-related updates … congressional delegation has experienced symptoms of COVID-19. U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley sought medical treatment after experiencing flulike symptoms and has been tested for the virus, according to a statement late Wednesday from her spokesperson …

Jackie Drees

Boston Medical Center’s EHR-based screening tool identifies 16% of patients’ social determinant needs | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/24/2020

Boston Medical Center’s EHR-based screening tool identifies 16% of patients’ social determinant needs Jackie Drees - Print Email Boston Medical Center’s EHR-based screening tool for patients’ social determinants of health needs identified only a fraction of patients who were at risk of having their utilities shut off, according to a Feb. 24 news release. The health system implemented the EHR-based SDOH screening tool in 2018 to detect eight …

Felice J. Freyer

Meth has finally taken hold in Massachusetts - The Boston Globe | 8/13/2019

Meth has taken hold in Massachusetts By Felice J. Freyer Globe Staff , August 13, 2019, 7:28 p.m. View Comments A Boston City employee swept up a syringe while cleaning Harrison Ave in front of Boston Medical Center and across from Worcester Square. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) Methamphetamine, an illegal drug that has long plagued the West and Midwest, has finally taken hold in Massachusetts, posing a daunting new challenge …

Travis Andersen

Boston Medical Center pathogen specialist hails new Ebola study hinting at possible cure | Boston Globe | 8/12/2019

Boston Medical Center pathogen specialist hails new Ebola study hinting at possible cure By Travis Andersen and Danny McDonald Globe Staff , August 12, 2019, 3:52 p.m. View Comments Dr. Nahid Bhadelia went to Sierra Leone in 2014 to help with the Ebola outbreak there. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff/File) Local researchers on Monday hailed the results of a landmark clinical trial showing that two therapies have had success in combating …

Dayal McCluskey

State Highlights: Report Sheds Light On States With High Hospital Costs, Higher Charges To Private Insurers; Low Pay Leads To Chronic Shortage Of Caretakers For Disabled In Missouri | Kaiser Health News | 8/7/2019

… Boston Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital plan to spend about $3 million over three years to fund housing programs through grants to community organizations. (Dayal McCluskey, 8/6) The Associated Press: Official: 1 Death Linked To Legionnaires’ Disease In Atlanta The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed one death linked to a Legionnaires’ outbreak at an Atlanta hotel. News outlets report 49-year-old Cameo …

Ginger Howell

Matthew Alford and Ginger Howell Take Championship Titles at 2019 Boston Triathlon | Business Wire | 7/29/2019

… Boston, Mass., Matthew Alford of Coventry, R.I. captured the title of Top Male athlete with a time of 1:42:35 and Ginger Howell of Arlington, Mass. captured the title of Top Female athlete with a time … years in the city.” Many athletes raced as part of Boston Medical Center’s Team BMC program, where local athletes compete in New England’s premier athletic events, including the Boston Marathon, Falmouth Road Race, Rodman Ride …

David Ortiz

David Ortiz undergoes third surgery for complications from gunshot wound - The Boston Globe | 7/11/2019

David Ortiz underwent a third surgery this week at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he continues to recover more than a month after a shooting ambush in the Dominican Republic, the retired Red Sox slugger’s wife … A. Burke, chief of acute care and trauma surgery at Boston Medical Center. The length of Ortiz’s hospitalization “probably reflects just how badly injured he was in the beginning. It takes a long time for …

John Hill

Suspect shot by State Police trooper during confrontation in Brockton Saturday morning - The Boston Globe | 4/20/2019

By John Hilliard and Alejandro Serrano Globe Correspondents April 20, 2019 A State Police trooper shot and wounded a Fall River man who allegedly pointed a gun at him during a confrontation Saturday morning near … said in a statement. He remained hospitalized Saturday night at Boston Medical Center, under State Police watch, Procopio said. Brown-Madison was charged with armed assault with intent to murder, assault with a dangerous weapon …

State of Massachusetts

Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing ‘essential’ to reopening schools safely | Boston Globe | 7/26/2020

… safe this fall during the coronavirus pandemic. But in a letter to Governor Charlie Baker sent Thursday, a coalition of Massachusetts doctors and health care workers say that without more rapid testing at schools, it … Massachusetts,” said Dr. Elissa Perkins , an emergency medicine physician at Boston Medical Center, who wrote the letter, along with Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman, an assistant professor and infectious disease specialist at Harvard Medical School. But …

New York, New York

D100 Radio Announces Wednesday’s On the Frontlines Fundraiser to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts at NewYork-Presbyterian, FDNY Foundation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program with Support from UPS | PR Newswire | 4/28/2020

NEW YORK , April 28, D100 Radio, a top internet radio station out of New York , introduces an innovative fundraising event to support the first responders and healthcare workers protecting our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. This interactive event, supported by UPS, will directly benefit NewYork-Presbyterian and the FDNY Foundation in New York , along with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and our Military Veterans through Home Base, a Red …

State of New York

D100 Radio Announces Wednesday’s On the Frontlines Fundraiser to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts at NewYork-Presbyterian, FDNY Foundation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program with Support from UPS | PR Newswire | 4/28/2020

NEW YORK , April 28, D100 Radio, a top internet radio station out of New York , introduces an innovative fundraising event to support the first responders and healthcare workers protecting our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. This interactive event, supported by UPS, will directly benefit NewYork-Presbyterian and the FDNY Foundation in New York , along with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and our Military Veterans through Home Base, a Red …

York, Pennsylvania

D100 Radio Announces Wednesday’s On the Frontlines Fundraiser to Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts at NewYork-Presbyterian, FDNY Foundation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program with Support from UPS | PR Newswire | 4/28/2020

NEW YORK , April 28, D100 Radio, a top internet radio station out of New York , introduces an innovative fundraising event to support the first responders and healthcare workers protecting our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. This interactive event, supported by UPS, will directly benefit NewYork-Presbyterian and the FDNY Foundation in New York , along with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and our Military Veterans through Home Base, a Red …

State of California

In Quarantine, The Beat Goes On For Music Teachers | 4/27/2020

Making use of Zoom, Google Hangouts, YouTube and good old-fashioned elbow grease, the pulse of music education is continuing even as life has seemingly stopped amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Anaís Azul (who uses the pronouns they/them) is a Boston University graduate and former BU Arts Lab fellow, where they engaged in collaborative music instruction and improvisation for patients at Boston Medical Center. Currently based in Berkeley, California

State of New Jersey

Failure to count COVID-19 nursing home deaths could dramatically skew US numbers | 4/27/2020

… New York state, 19 nursing homes have each reported 20 or more deaths from COVID-19. A nursing home in New Jersey reported 70 deaths out of its 500 residents. In the words of New … significant underestimates of the death toll. As a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center and researcher at Boston University School of Medicine , I have watched in dismay as COVID-19 has become a deadly flash flood …

State of Texas

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … The CMS on Monday issued emergency Medicaid waivers to Montana, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia, bringing the total number of states to receive Medicaid 1135 waivers to 38. The waivers allow state Medicaid programs to …

State of Washington

Attending Protests? How To Keep From Spreading The Coronavirus At Home : Shots - Health News : NPR | 6/10/2020

… 3:32 PM ET Maria Godoy Facebook Twitter Enlarge this image Public Defender’s organized a march on June 08, 2020 in Washington, DC. It’s the 11th straight day that protesters have taken to the streets in … out, says Dr. Cassandra Pierre , an infectious disease specialist at Boston Medical Center and assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. If you live with others, she says, “you really have to do …

State of Rhode Island

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Fauci: US coronavirus cases could rise to 100,000 a day Barocas said cases spiked in some states after Memorial Day. Thirty-seven states now trend upward in the number of cases from last week and only two states, New Jersey and Rhode Island, trend downward. “I’m very concerned, especially given this coming weekend, that the …

State of Florida

Live updates: The latest news on the coronavirus pandemic in New England | Boston.com | 4/27/2020

… COVID-19 complications. Officer Conrad Buckley left Northeastern University in 2017 and headed to join the Clermont Police Department in Florida as a patrol officer, but his former colleagues felt the impact of his death … testing all pregnant women for COVID-19 (April 30) The Boston Medical Center andTufts Medical Center are beginning to offer universal COVID-19 testing for pregnant mothers before they give birth. While BMC rolled out …

State of Pennsylvania

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … to name the largest supplier, but it has warehouses in Pennsylvania and Georgia. SEIU represents 2 million healthcare workers across the country—including hospital, home care, and nursing home workers. The union is focusing mainly …

State of Georgia

Simulating COVID19 Restrictions is Eye-Opening | 4/30/2020

Harvard Medical School, Mass. General Hospital, Georgia Tech, and Boston Medical Center have collaborated to create on online, free-to-use COVID19 simulator , in which you can select policies at both national and state level to determine their impact on infections, mortality, hosptial utilization, and more. I encourage you to try the model for yourself, but I took it for spin, and this is what I found regarding Arizona, in …

Chicago, Illinois

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … for COVID-19 dies 2:40 PM CT on 3/30/2020 ( Crain’s Chicago Business ) Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that an Illinois baby who tested positive for the coronavirus died, as did a state employee at the …

State of Virginia

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … issued emergency Medicaid waivers to Montana, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia, bringing the total number of states to receive Medicaid 1135 waivers to 38. The waivers allow state Medicaid programs to sidestep prior authorization requirements …

State of Illinois

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … Crain’s Chicago Business ) Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that an Illinois baby who tested positive for the coronavirus died, as did a state employee at the Department of Human Services. The baby was under a …

State of Vermont

Live updates: The latest news on the coronavirus pandemic in New England | Boston.com | 4/27/2020

… is the latest data available on coronavirus cases in New England states (May 2) Connecticut Rhode Island New Hampshire Maine Vermont Mass. officials report 154 new deaths from the coronavirus (May 1) See all the … testing all pregnant women for COVID-19 (April 30) The Boston Medical Center andTufts Medical Center are beginning to offer universal COVID-19 testing for pregnant mothers before they give birth. While BMC rolled out …

State of Montana

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … 3/30/2020 The CMS on Monday issued emergency Medicaid waivers to Montana, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia, bringing the total number of states to receive Medicaid 1135 waivers to 38. The waivers allow state Medicaid programs …

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … to alterative work during their regular hours. That’s as the Pittsburgh, Penn.-based academic health system adjusts to the ever-evolving staffing needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. UPMC is redeploying staff members to help …

Louisville, Kentucky

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 treatment. Louisville-based Humana said it would waive all medical costs related to coronavirus treatment, including inpatient hospital admissions, for its Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and fully …

State of Alabama

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America … Ricardo Franco, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said, “this surge in our prolonged first wave of infections, it’s very difficult to predict what might happen and the Fourth of …

State of Colorado

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America … can increase the spread of the virus, he said. Texas, Colorado and Delaware have ordered closures or limits on bar operations. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered bars in seven counties to close over the …

State of Delaware

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America … the spread of the virus, he said. Texas, Colorado and Delaware have ordered closures or limits on bar operations. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered bars in seven counties to close over the weekend and …

State of Connecticut

Study Confirms Long Term Care Faclities Are Where Most COVID-19 Deaths Occur | 6/15/2020

… Geriatrics Society , has found that long-term care facilities are a major driver of total COVID-19 deaths. Researchers from Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, geriatricians Rossana Lau-Ng, Lisa Caruso … Minnesota and Rhode Island had occurred in nursing homes. In Connecticut the proportion was 71 percent and in New Hampshire it was 70 percent. Another 22 states reported that 50 percent or more of their …

State of Maine

Franklin factory churning out 2,500 medical gowns a week, plans to expand operation | 6/12/2020

… Boston Medical Center, local Veteran Affairs (VA) hospitals, and intuitions in New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Maine and California. Once the facility – about 8,000 square-feet - is operating at full capacity, it will churn out about 100,000 gowns a week, said Berzin. That could be in a few weeks. The reusable and washable gowns are being produced in different sizes - up to extra large - and sell for $5.50 each, said …

State of Michigan

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… open in Southern California and the Bay Area won’t be operating. California isn’t the only state that announced new restrictions. Michigan is closing indoor service at bars throughout most of the lower part of the … preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. According to a Johns Hopkins University’s tally , there have been …