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BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL FIRST ANNUAL CLINICAL INNOVATION DAY PEOPLE AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMING HEALTH CARE

Shining a Spotlight on Clinical Innovation at BWH

Bringing together physicians, scientists, nurses, residents, trainees, administrators and other members of the BWH community, the first annual Clinical Innovation Day was an opportunity for BWH to showcase the many clinical innovations flourishing here at the hospital.

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BWH’s New Pulmonary Genetics Center Empowering Patients While Advancing Research

The new center is seeing patients with suspected genetic disease in need of evaluation and diagnostic testing.

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Video: Clinical Innovations

BWH Clinical & Research News asked BWHers what clinical innovation they would like to see in the future.

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A Conversation on Innovation

BWH Clinical & Research News sat down with Drs. Schoen and Vosburgh to get their views on breeding a culture of innovation at BWH.

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Video: Going 3D

From fashion to snack foods, 3D printing has infiltrated many industries, and medicine is no exception.

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SCAMPs founder James Lock, MD, of Boston Children's Hospital, and Roya Ghazinouri, PT, of the BWH SCAMPs team, pose for a photo during the one-year anniversary of SCAMPs at BWH.

SCAMPs Team Marks One Year of Improving Care

In areas where there is such variation in practice, BWH clinicians are turning to SCAMPs as a way to develop guidelines for best practice.

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A Lesson in “Reverse Education”

Mark Brezinski, MD, PhD, is a major believer in the benefits of optimizing one’s environment when it comes to learning.

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The Next Generation of Medicine

The BWH Regenerative Medicine Center conducts a wide array of regenerative medicine research, some of which was showcased at its inaugural symposium on June 11.

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Novel Drug Discovery Leads to Company, Acquisition

Richard Blumberg, MD, humbly refers to his hemophilia drug discovery as “a beautiful mistake.”

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BWH surgeons prepare for the first image-guided Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (iVATS) procedure in the AMIGO suite.

A Step Forward in Lung Cancer Treatment

Raphael Bueno, MD performed the first successful iVATS case in the world earlier this year.

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Cardiac Surgeon Fred Chen, MD, PhD, listens to the heart of BWH patient Jim Slate, who is also staff nurse in the Cardiac Surgery ICU at BWH. Cardiology and Heart Surgery were among BWH specialties that ranked among the top 10 in this year’s U.S. News & World Report.

BWH Ranks Ninth on Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals

For the 21st consecutive year, Brigham and Women’s Hospital was chosen for the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals.

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Timely Topic: BWHers Launch New Journal on Innovation and Delivery Science

As residents at BWH during a pivotal time for health care redesign and reform, Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, and Sachin Jain, MD, MBA, noticed a gap in available literature on “delivery science.”

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Profile® Team Transitions to Next-generation Sequencing and Launches New Investigations

Researchers have transitioned Profile®, one of the nation’s most comprehensive personalized medicine initiatives in cancer.

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Figueroa and Geller Receive First Rappaport Award for Clinical Innovation

BWH donors have provided medical residents with the means to pursue and test innovative projects that produce cost savings and streamline care.

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Comings, Goings and Promotions

John Fromson, MD, Meenu Tuteja, MD, MBA, MPH, Ross Zafonte, DO

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Using Clay to Grow Bone

Research Round Up

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Genetic Mutation Linked to Early Puberty

Research Round-up

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Virus on the Brain

Research Round-up