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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

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.

By adamg - 4/12/17 - 10:46 am
Old building at Boston City Hospital

Today's mystery photo comes, as usual, from the folks at the Boston City Archives. But this one's different because they don't know the story of this building, either, and are looking for help to identify it.

Our own John Keith thinks he has the answer.

By adamg - 2/15/17 - 10:02 am
Unplowed sidewalk on East Brookline Street

Neal Gaffey reports this sidewalk that runs along a Boston Medical Center building on East Brookline Street at Harrison has gone unshoveled despite multiple calls and tweets. BMC claims it's not their property, not their problem.

By adamg - 2/13/17 - 12:32 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today tossed out a man's disorderly-conduct conviction for acting up in a room in a hospital ER, even though it took several canisters of pepper stray to bring him under control, saying it would be wrong to criminalize behavior a large psych unit should be equipped to handle. Read more.

By adamg - 11/26/15 - 1:30 pm
Thanksgiving in Ward T at Boston City Hospital

Thanksgiving on Ward T at Boston City Hospital in 1897.

From the City of Boston Archives. Posted under this Creative Commons license.

By adamg - 11/18/15 - 7:34 am

Leggatt McCall is proposing a two-building complex on land it bought last year from Boston Medical Center between Harrison Avenue and Albany Street and E. Dedham and E. Canton streets. Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/15 - 7:40 am

WBUR reports on the plans by Boston Health Care for the Homeless for "a room with a nurse, some soft chairs and basic life-saving equipment" at Mass. Ave. and Albany Street, which has become an epicenter of the city's opiate crisis:

Gaeta says she and her colleagues are desperate to offer an option for the people they see overdose every day, whom they must sometimes step over to get into the program’s clinic.

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