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Boston Medical Center (BMC)
Boston Medical Center (BMC)

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

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Boston Medical Center (BMC)

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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Boston Medical Center (BMC)

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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Boston Medical Center (BMC)

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 (BMC)

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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Boston Medical Center (BMC)
Boston Medical Center (BMC)

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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Boston Medical Center (BMC)

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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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.