Hospitals

Tufts nurses strike
Wellness

Tufts Medical Center Nurses Return to the Bargaining Table

UPDATED, September 1, 8:45 a.m.: After a full day of negotiations, Tufts and its nurses are still at an impasse. Moods seem to have improved since […]

Brigham and Women's
Wellness

Buyouts May Save Brigham and Women’s from Widespread Layoffs

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) looks likely to avoid widespread layoffs, thanks to voluntary workforce reduction measures taken earlier this year. In April, the hospital […]

MGH
Wellness

Massachusetts General Hospital Ranked Fourth Best in the Nation

The release of U.S. News & World Report’s influential best hospital rankings is like Christmas morning here in Boston. And this year, as usual, the list […]

Emerson Hospital
Wellness

Emerson Hospital Now Accepts Breast Milk Donations

If you want to donate blood, you don’t have to look far for a place to do so. For moms who want to donate breast […]

Wellness

A Local Woman Is Making Hospital Stays a Little Brighter

When Jean Sheehy’s late daughter, Megan, was in treatment for bone cancer at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC), she would often find herself staying […]

Brigham and Women's
Wellness

Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Offer Voluntary Layoffs to Employees

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) will offer voluntary layoffs to staff members, just a few months after extending buyouts to 1,600 employees. According to an […]

Dana-Farber
Wellness

Dana-Farber, Brigham and Women’s Have an “Urgent Need” for Blood and Platelets

Summer months may have you in vacation mode, but if you have a couple of hours to spare today, spend them at the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center. […]

Wellness

Dr. Jennifer Tseng Is the First Female Chief of Surgery at a Major Boston Hospital

With the appointment of Dr. Jennifer Tseng, Boston finally has its first female chief of surgery at an academic medical center. Tseng, a widely published […]

Wellness

U.S. News Hospital Rankings Delayed Due to Data Errors

Massachusetts General Hospital must wait to learn whether it defended its place in U.S. News and World Report’s influential annual hospital rankings. In a blog post […]

Tufts Medical Center
Wellness

After Tumultuous Weekend, Tufts Nurses Return to Work

After a contentious five-day walkout turned lockout, Tufts Medical Center nurses returned to work Monday morning, ending Boston’s first nursing strike in 30 years. The […]

Wellness

13 Local Hospitals Agree to Form Lower-Cost Regional Health System

With talk of high healthcare costs dominating today’s political discussions, a group of local hospitals are banding together to do something about it. The Beth […]

Wellness

With a New Rooftop Farm, Nutrition Is BMC’s Highest Priority

With sterile white walls and foreboding exteriors, hospitals aren’t exactly known for their beauty. But to find an oasis at Boston Medical Center (BMC), all […]

Tufts nurses strike
Wellness

Nurses Strike at Tufts Medical Center Now a Lockout

The strike at Tufts Medical Center is over—but nurses still aren’t back to work. The 1,200 Tufts nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) […]

Tufts nurses strike
Wellness

Tufts Medical Center Nurses Hit the Picket Line During One-Day Strike

Tufts Medical Center nurses are spending Wednesday on the picket line, as they carry out Boston’s first nursing strike in three decades. The 1,200 Tufts […]

Wellness

Boston Will See Its First Nursing Strike in 30 Years

More than 1,000 Tufts Medical Center nurses won’t be working on Wednesday, as they carry out Boston’s first nursing strike in 30 years. Last-ditch contract […]