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Help Partners recognize your colleagues for their creativity, dedication and commitment to excellence by nominating them for a Partners in Excellence (PIE) award. Nomination forms for teams and individuals are available on BWHPikeNotes.org announcements. The deadline is Sept. 16.
Workforce Development is enrolling participants in its School at Work program, which begins in October. This seven-month comprehensive program helps employees advance their careers and prepare for higher education. Classes are on campus Wednesdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m. To apply, call 617-713-3738 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due Aug. 31.
Annual hospital education is due by the end of September. Check for your assigned courses under Start > Partners Applications > Utilities > HealthStream. Find out more at the BWH HealthStream FAQ.
BWH is committed to putting every Patient First. Celebrate BWH’s achievements in service excellence and learn about the Patient First initiative at a series of fairs. You’ll have a chance to win an iPad 2, receive giveaways and enjoy refreshments. The first fair is Sept. 12, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Cabot Atrium. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org for dates and times of additional fairs. All are welcome.
The Mission Hill Road Race 2011 to benefit the Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park is Saturday, Oct. 1. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Walkers, runners and volunteers are needed. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org announcements for information.
Using a patient’s family member or friend as an interpreter has the potential to compromise the quality of care. Interpreter Services provides guidelines for staff to follow when faced with a situation where a patient asks a family member to interpret. Visit BWHPikeNotes.org to learn more about the policy.