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By adamg - 5/31/21 - 11:42 am

Boston Police report arresting a Texas resident with a loaded gun inside Boston Medical Center's Shapiro Center early Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 3:13 pm
Oops: Message saying pretend you didn't have a shot appointment

Unsupported link? Aunty Courtney got this text after signing up

Boston Medical Center says that on Friday, it inadvertently shared contact info for a new Covid-19 vaccination signup system that wasn't supposed to be made available to the general public - so it began sending out somewhat mysterious cancellation texts to people who had signed up for appointments today or in coming days. Read more.

By adamg - 2/13/21 - 12:26 pm

Boston Medical Center yesterday announced it's opening clinics in several Boston neighborhoods to provide Covid-19 shots to eligible residents - those on the state's Phase 1 list and people 75 or older. Read more.

By adamg - 12/27/20 - 8:35 pm

Live Boston reports Boston Police are investigating whether Wyse Richardson, charged with beating a senior Pompeii Street resident during a burglary late on Christmas Eve may have also attacked an EMT at Boston Medical Center about 15 minutes earlier. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/20 - 11:31 pm

Some workers at Boston Medical Center, the first hospital in the state to receive doses of the Pfizer vaccine, went outside to celebrate: Read more.

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By adamg - 12/14/20 - 9:37 am

WBUR reports, adds other hospitals will get doses over the next couple of days. Front-line hospital workers will be the first to get shots.

By adamg - 7/25/20 - 10:49 am

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man they say walked into Boston Medical Center with a loaded gun Friday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/20 - 9:00 am

WBUR reports on efforts by Black residents at Mass. General, Brigham and Women's and Boston Medical Center to boost both minority employment and do more about health disparities between white and minority patients.

By adamg - 4/10/20 - 12:01 am
Racial, ethnic makeup of Boston Covid-19 patients - blacks make up 40%

Boston today released preliminary Covid-19 data that show some 40% of the patients are black, even though blacks make up only 23% of the city population. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/20 - 10:58 pm

Dr. Jon Santiago reports at the end of his shift in the Boston Medical Center emergency room tonight: Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/20 - 10:53 pm

WBUR reports, says this is the first time something like this has happened during the current Covid-19 emergency.

By adamg - 4/5/20 - 12:13 pm

Jon Santiago, an emergency-room doctor at Boston Medical Center (and also a state representative from the South End), talked this morning about the shift he was just getting off, reports that what's happening is already raising troubling questions about such things as who to put on a ventilator: Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/20 - 9:14 am

NBC Boston reports both Brigham and Women's and Mass. General each reported more than 40 Covid-19 diagnoses among its workers, while Boston Medical Center reported 15.

By adamg - 12/9/19 - 8:46 am

WFXT talks to nearby residents about Boston Medical Center's recently filed plans to add 600,000 square feet of new space, some in new buildings.

Boston Medical Center Institutional Master Plan notification form (37M PDF).

By adamg - 11/6/19 - 12:45 pm
BMC protesters say they care

Some 200 Boston Medical Center doctors, nurses and other staffers stood in front of Boston Medical Center today, in what they said was a protest against a visit by two representatives of a homophobic and anti-immigrant federal government but more important and a message to patients that hospital staffers will do whatever it takes to protect them from an administration determined to get rid of them. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/19 - 8:10 pm

Melania Trump and her husband's secretary of health and human serviced are scheduled to be best at Boston Medical Center tomorrow, visiting a program aimed at helping the babies of drug users, but they will be greeted by a protest by hospital staffers who feel their presence is an insult to some of the most vulnerable populations the hospital normally goes out of its way to serve. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/19 - 8:41 am

Boston Police report two men in a car outside 58 Percival St. in Dorchester were shot around 12:45 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/21/18 - 8:45 am

The Herald reports Mass. General, Brigham and Women’s and Boston Medical Center agreed to share a total of $1 million in fines for violating patient privacy during the filming of ABC's "Save My Life: Boston Trauma” in 2014 and 2015 - although the hospitals say they didn't violate patient privacy.

By adamg - 8/23/18 - 3:17 pm
Lambert

UPDATE: Found walking around Downtown Crossing on Friday; recaptured.

The Suffolk County Sheriff's Department reports it and Boston Police are looking for Patricia Lambert, 26, who escaped deputies while on a visit to Boston Medical Center for care around 10 a.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/18 - 10:47 pm

WBUR reports state officials have concluded buying a building Boston Medical Center is abandoning in the South End and moving Shattuck's state-funded patients there would be a lot cheaper than doing required renovations at Shattuck - and would get patients closer to programs run by BMC and the BU Medical School.

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