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Janet Cromer, RN, a regular contributor to On Call, has won a 2008 Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Communication from the New England Chapter of the American Medical Writer's Association. (On Call, 05/22/08)

A focus on the professions

Mallory Harrison, MS, child life specialist at Emerson Hospital, was recently honored for 30 years of service to the child life field by the regional professional organization New England Child Life Professionals (NECLP). (On Call, 05/01/08)

A focus on the professions

Nancy Rappaport, MD, is the inaugural recipient of the Massachusetts Coalition of School-Based Health Centers' (MCSBHC) 2008 Outstanding School-Based Health Center Supporter Award. (On Call, 04/03/08)

A focus on the professions

Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) has named Renée Cammarata as the Malden Health Improvement Manager. (On Call, 03/13/08)

A focus on the professions

Emerson Hospital's sleep laboratory is expanding. The expansion will include the renovation of two existing bedrooms and the construction of two new bedrooms, a bathroom, and a control room. (On Call, 02/14/08)

A focus on the professions

Children's Hospital Boston has been awarded Magnet status, an exclusive designation developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center to recognize health care organizations that exemplify nursing excellence. (On Call, 01/24/08)

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Seven Dana-Farber Cancer Institute nurses were honored with Partners in Excellence (PIE) awards during the 12th annual awards ceremony held in early December at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). (On Call, 12/26/07)

A focus on the professions

Boston College's School of Nursing Continuing Education will offer an National Council Licensure Examination review course with an intensive focus on exam content as well as test-taking strategies and stress-reduction activities. (On Call, 11/27/07)

A focus on the professions

Nancy Hilton, RN, MS, has been appointed the nurse program leader for the Dana 10 Gosman Infusion Clinic at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. (On Call, 10/30/07)

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Two Dana-Farber nurses were recognized for their essay entitled "Boston Red Sox Magnet Moment" describing throwing out the first pitch at a Red Sox game to celebrate Magnet status. (On Call, 09/26/07)

A focus on the professions

Newton-Wellesley Hospital has received the American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines — Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) Annual Performance Achievement Award. (On Call, 08/28/07)

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The Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the Department of Public Health's Office of Healthy Aging have received a federal "Empowering Older Adults" grant to promote active, healthy living among seniors in Massachusetts. (On Call, 07/31/07)

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the preliminary results of the second statewide survey of Nursing Home Satisfaction. The 2007 survey shows a high level of satisfaction with nursing homes across the state. (On Call, 07/02/07)

A focus on the professions

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurses (RNs) comprised the largest single group of professionals working in the healthcare industry. (On Call, 06/05/07)