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America’s Essential Hospitals, whose more than 300 members care for low-income and other marginalized people, today honored 13 member hospitals for outstanding work to improve health care quality and population health and to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Winners demonstrate environmental stewardship by reducing waste and hazardous chemical use and improving energy efficiency and sustainable food service.

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At essential hospital Boston Medical Center, changing the language we use is the first step in changing the way we treat people with substance use disorder.

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Infants born to mothers taking naltrexone to treat opioid use disorder developed no signs of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome while hospitalized.

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Four essential hospitals were honored for their environmental sustainability practices and commitments to mitigate climate change.

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With a keen knowledge of community needs and resources, community health workers can have a powerful influence on health outside hospital walls.

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The project, funded by The Kresge Foundation, will examine what support essential hospitals need to achieve climate resiliency—making hospitals and communities better able to adapt to climate change—and the challenges they face reaching that goal.

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At essential hospital Boston Medical Center, the Socially Responsible Surgery program educates and engages future generations of physicians about the importance of addressing the social determinants of health to provide holistic care.

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This Boston Medical Center residency program trains physicians to attend to chronic conditions, mental health, and substance use disorders in one visit.

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Front-line staff engagement, patient empowerment, and collaboration were key themes in our VITAL2018 sessions focused on innovation and adaptation.

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The Gage Awards honor creative and successful programs at essential hospitals that enhance patient care and meet community needs.

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Experts from Boston Medical Center, a pioneer in fighting the opioid crisis, shared the hospital’s strategies for responding to addiction and outlook for the future.

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Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, medical director of medicine and adolescent psychiatry, traveled to Puerto Rico to donate medication and mental health care to victims of Hurricane Maria.

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During the Dec. 13 webinar, association member Boston Medical Center will discuss the hospital's substance use disorder treatment initiatives.

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Boston Medical Center’s contribution will help finance new housing, retail, and job creation in neighborhoods where its patients live and work.

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Essential hospitals can turn to a new resource for prescribing physical activity and time outdoors: Park Rx, or Park Prescriptions.

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This brief summarizes the challenges that food-insecure patients face and the measures hospitals can take at the patient, system, and community levels to help improve food security.

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The new BMC study underscores “the importance of continued support for safety-net and minority-serving hospitals as national reform unfolds."

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This tax season, employees and volunteers at Boston Medical Center turned financial advisers, helping return more than $400,000 to low-income families.

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Over the past several years, opioid abuse has become a widespread and urgent public health concern in the United States, and essential hospitals are taking steps to prevent misuse and promote better prescription drug management.

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The hospital has received a $3.5 million grant to research the effectiveness of virtual technology for diabetes self-management among vulnerable women.

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Top chefs put healthful spin on fast food as essential hospitals work to reduce food deserts in their communities

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Food insecurity may be the most significant social determinant of health for essential hospital patients. Read how BMC is prioritizing this issue.

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The third in a series of waiver-related briefs, this research brief summarizes perspectives from hospital leaders in Massachusetts, California, and Texas.

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Recent journal articles explore interventions to reduce readmissions, uncover barriers to recovery for vulnerable adults, decrease emergency department utilization, and more.

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CMS announced a second batch of prospective recipients for Health Care Innovation Awards (round 2). The 27 new recipients include four members of America’s Essential Hospitals. Awards will be used to reduce costs and improve care delivery models for Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP patients.

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The Gage Awards Program honors and shares the outstanding work of members of America’s Essential Hospitals. Winners are recognized for successful and creative programs that boost patient care and meet community needs.

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Boston Medical Center has released an update to Project RED, their toolkit focused on discharge safety and reducing hospital readmissions. Included is a new chapter that provides guidance to hospitals on how to best integrate family caregivers into the discharge plan.

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Boston Medical Center physicians can now prescribe subsidized annual memberships to Hubway, Boston's bike-sharing program. Through the program, enrollees pay $5 for an annual membership compared to the normal cost of $85 and are allowed unlimited rides that last 60 minutes or less.

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As one of the hospitals on the front lines of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, Boston Medical Center this year has taken several steps to honor victims of the tragedy.

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Boston Medical Center has teamed up with the City of Boston to subsidize annual memberships to Hubway, the city's bike-sharing service. The normally $85 membership is available to eligible low-income Bostonians for $5.

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Learn how delivery system transformation initiatives helped BMC improve quality

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In a recent study, two geriatrics clinicians at Boston Medical Center explored the experiences of other geriatrics health care providers caring for an older family member. They found that geriatrics clinicians experience complex and unique stressors, including emotional and professional benefits and challenges.

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A Boston Medical Center pilot program successfully reduced audible alarms and improved patient safety across six weeks, leading the hospital to implement the strategy on all inpatient medical/surgical units.

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AHA resource developed as part of the Community Connections Initiative

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Local hospitals organized their staffs and emergency departments into high-capacity treatment centers

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Through research, education and clinical services, Boston Medical Center’s (BMC’s) Program for Integrative Medicine and Health Care Disparities is achieving a range of positive outcomes, including increasing access to integrative therapies – such as acupuncture, massage therapy, and yoga – and creating safer national and international policies for the development of alternative therapies.

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BMC aims to equip victims of violence with the skills they need to avoid future high-risk situations

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Insight from Boston Medical Center and Cambridge Health Alliance

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