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COBTH in the News

New effort at Massachusetts hospital connects families with mental health care

February 23, 2023


Anew pilot program at Massachusetts General for Children is pairing pediatricians at MGH's primary care practices with mental health clinicians. The idea is to provide help and services as part of every day care.

Nonprofit Hospitals Can Improve Community Health Through Housing Investments

February 21, 2023

Center for American Progress

Ensuring that housing investment returns are part of a revolving set of funds that are ultimately reinvested back into the community, as Boston Medical Center has committed to doing, can help honor the community benefit requirement and maximize impact on community health.

Mental health tips for kids, parents during school vacation week

February 20, 2023


Dr. Erica Lee, a psychologist at Boston Children's Hospital, answers questions about how families can handle the disruption that comes with school vacations.

New UI cancer research inspired by latte foam

February 19, 2023

Daily Iowan

“It’s such a simple concept that you can put gas into these foams, and the foams themselves are things that you’d find in restaurants or in the grocery store,” Leo Otterbein, a contributor of the research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, said.

Boston Doctors Explain What to Know as Norovirus Cases Spread in Mass.

February 14, 2023

NBC10 Boston

Dr. Shira Doron of Tufts Medical Center explained that communicable diseases come back after a period of time like the pandemic, when all infection levels were low due to social distancing and travel restrictions.

Health Policy Commission will emphasize 'increased diversity and perspectives' with new appointees

February 14, 2023

Boston Business Journal

New members of the advisory council include Patricia McMullin, executive director of the Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals.

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