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Recent Media Coverage

Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.

Gene Studies Shed Light on Women’s Reproductive Health
The Boston Globe, Oct. 8, 2015

Dr. Joanne Murabito, of internal medicine, and her colleagues found 44 regions of the genome linked to the timing of menopause — and what jumped out at her was how many related to DNA repair.

Can Mass. Do Health Care Better, Cheaper, and More Efficiently?
The Boston Globe, Oct. 6, 2015

Boston Medical Center's President & CEO Kate Walsh joined local healthcare leaders at HUBweek's 'Beyond Technology' forum this week and spoke to how the healthcare industry can apply technologies to reduce costs.

Sizzling Longevity: World's Oldest Person Eats Bacon Daily
Live Science, Oct. 6, 2015

While the world's oldest person may swear by eating a serving of bacon every day, Dr. Thomas Perls, MPH, director of the New England Centenarian Study, suggests that a person's "longevity" genes can actually make up for some bad habits.

Same Day That Final Rules Appear, ONC Hears About Clinical Documentation Burden
Healthcare Informatics, Oct. 6, 2015

“Until it is that concrete, I think it would be a very challenging argument, no matter how simple the interface is, to get CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) the data and ensure the work to get the data was not actually more burden,” Dr. Devin Mann said in regards to health IT’s role in support of payment reform initiatives, after CMS just unveiled its EHR Incentive Program final rules.

'Motivational Interviewing' Has Been Key to Abuse Fight
Sentinel & Enterprise, Oct. 4, 2015

Lee Ellenberg, LICSW, provides an overview of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment ), a program that was developed for health-care and medical settings to find out whether patients were abusing drugs or alcohol.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

BMC Receives Award to Study Impact of Diabetes Self-Management Education Delivered Through a Virtual World
Oct. 7, 2015

Primary Care-Based Addiction Treatment Lowers Substance Dependence in People with or at High Risk of HIV
Sept. 29, 2015

BMC Reduces Emergency Wait Time, Improves Care for Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Patients
Sept. 21, 2015

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Primary Care Increases Patient Access
Aug. 31, 2015

For more BMC press releases, please click to see our News Release Archive.

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