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Source: Study gauges baseline interest in three-site OpenNotes trial
MEDIA: Watch a video with lead author Jan Walker, RN, MBA at http://bcove.me/47fvdioi
Newswise — BOSTON – Patients are overwhelmingly interested in exploring the notes doctors write about them after an office visit, but doctors worry about the impact of such transparency on their patients and on their own workflow, a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) study suggests.
In a study published in the Dec. 20 ...
The first -- and possibly most important -- piece of the new Massachusetts Gaming Commission is in place with Gov. Deval Patrick naming Stephen Crosby as its chairman.
Patrick's selection, based on the Crosby's reputation and work history, appears to be a solid foundation for supplying the panel's absolute integrity in the challenging process ahead: Dealing with developers and business people in a competitive bidding process to decide who gets the state's three casino and one slot parlor ...
Location: River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation
6301 River Rd, Bethesda, MD When:
January 3, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm– 8:00 pm
Dr.Melanie Joy, Ph.D., will discuss her book, , at River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Bethesda, Md., on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 7 pm. Dr. Joy is a Harvard-educated psychologist, personal/relationship coach, and professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Dr.Joy is a researcher on carnism , ...
BOSTON -- As he readies himself for his new job as the state's casino czar, Stephen Crosby can look forward to wading into a fiscal and ethical thicket laden with political minefields.
Once a critic of expanded gambling in Massachusetts, Crosby, appointed chairman of the new five-member Massachusetts Gaming Commission by Gov. Deval Patrick on Tuesday, instantly becomes the public face of one of Beacon Hill's most contentious policy decisions in decades.
Not only must he help launch an ...
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller is quoted in this article on a cut to a federal payroll tax.
Bay State workers have reaped thousands of dollars in savings from a one-year cut to a federal payroll tax whose expiration looms Dec. 31.
Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress have agreed broadly on extending the temporary cut to the Social Security tax withheld from workers? paychecks through 2012, but they disagree on how to pay for the measure.
The Senate on Saturday passed a two-month extension of the tax cut rather than a full year, along with a renewal of unemployment ...
As he readies himself for his new job as the state’s casino czar, Stephen Crosby can look forward to wading into a fiscal and ethical thicket laden with political minefields.
Once a critic of expanded gambling in Massachusetts, Crosby, appointed chairman of the new five-member Massachusetts Gaming Commission by Gov. Deval Patrick on Tuesday, instantly becomes the public face of one of Beacon Hill’s most contentious policy decision in decades.
Not only must he help launch an entirely new ...
Milton resident Thomas O'Grady will deliver a keynote presentation about Irish immigration at the National Archives in Waltham.
Dr. O'Grady is a published poet and a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a specialist in Irish literature and poetry.
His expertise in this matter will be on display during his presentation, "Going Into Exile: Poems of the Irish Diaspora."
O’ Grady’s presentation is part of a program "They Came From Ireland" which will also ...
The bill has been signed, the gaming commission chief has been named, the press conferences and lawsuits have started. For Massachusetts’ expanded gambling industry, it’s off to the races.
Competition has already begun in the most lucrative of the three casino licenses the state will award. Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn has partnered with Patriots owner Bob Kraft to propose a $1 billion casino across the street from Gillette Stadium. Suffolk Downs has allied with Caesar’s Entertainment to ...
Maria Ivanova, codirector of the Center for Governance and Sustainability, is interviewed on the future role of global environmental governance.