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Recent Media Coverage

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

Here’s the Prescription that Ben Carson Needs to Write for HUD
STAT, March 17, 2017

"We don’t need an eviscerated HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development). What we need is a more invigorated one to address the current housing crisis," writes Dr. Megan Sandel in STAT's First Opinion Section. Dr. Sandel's article is in response to the budget proposed by the current administration, which would cut funding for HUD by 13.2 percent compared to last year.   

In Between Life And Death, Opioid Use Can Cause Dozens Of Injuries
WBUR, March 17, 2017

Traci Green, PhD, MSc, deputy director of BMC's Injury Prevention Center and Dr. Alexander Walley, an addiction medicine specialist, discuss the various injuries they have seen related to overdoses as well as the repurcussions of drug abuse.

ViewPoint: Federal Government Must Help Fund Affordable Care
Boston Business Journal, March 16, 201

In her Boston Business Journal opinion piece, BMC President & CEO Kate Walsh focuses on the state-federal healthcare coverage partnership, accountable care organizations (ACOs), MassHealth, and what is at risk for Massachusetts if changes are made to the Affordable Care Act. 

GOP Health Care Bill Would Hurt Mass. Middle Class
The Boston Globe, March 13, 2017

"Boston is poised to move to the next level of health care reform, to continue our progress in improving access and quality while simultaneously reducing costs. But we know that progress requires concerted and thoughtful hard work." BMC President & CEO Kate Walsh and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh outline the economic impact of scaling back the Affordable Care Act in The Boston Globe.

Which Job Seekers are in Hot Demand? Bilingual Workers.
The Boston Globe, March 13, 201

BMC takes pride in its diverse workforce, and the hundreds of bilingual and multilingual employees throughout the hospital are crucial in ensuring our patients recieve exceptional care. BMC Medical Assistant Kaissa Oulhadj, who speaks four languages, was profiled in The Boston Globe's article on the growing importance of a bilingual workforce. 

This Visit to the Doctor Can be a Tonic for Family Finances
The Boston Globe, March 12, 2017

In 2016, Drs. Michael Hole and Lucil Marcil (pictured left) launched StreetCred at BMC, a first-of-its-kind program in the country that helps parents of pediatric patients prepare and file their taxes for free while they are at the hospital for an outpatient appointment. The Boston Globe recently highlighted StreetCred's efforts to not only treat a patients’ physical ailments, but also improve their quality of life.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Primary Care as a First-Line Defense for Treating and Identifying Postpartum Depression
March 9, 2017

Record $25 Million Gift from Grayken Family Advances Boston Medical Center’s Leadership in Treating and Preventing Opioid Use Disorder
March 6, 2017

Study Shows Strong Alcohol Policies Protect Against Drunk Driving Deaths Among Young People
Feb. 14, 2017

Daylight Savings Time Impacts Miscarriage Rates among Select IVF Patients, Study Finds
Feb. 8, 2017

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