Another reason we need The Boston Globe – nursing home coverage

As The Globe heads for another round of buyouts,  consider one of many reasons we so need a robust news operation in town: your parents. Or maybe your grandparents. Or anyone who lives or works in a nursing home in the state. Kay Lazar has been doing some great reporting on conditions in and regulation … Continue reading Another reason we need The Boston Globe – nursing home coverage

Federal prosecutors investigate double-booked #surgeries identified in Globe Spotlight series #MGH #qualityofcare

Note that the Globe's story on double book has instigated some scrutiny from outside the world of medicine and journalism.  Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed 10 years of internal records from Massachusetts General Hospital and have interviewed several physicians as part of an investigation into surgeons running two operating rooms at the same time, according to … Continue reading Federal prosecutors investigate double-booked #surgeries identified in Globe Spotlight series #MGH #qualityofcare

Stat, the new (Boston Globe?) life science site, is up

After trickling into The Boston Globe in recent weeks, the STAT website is up. Looks impressive and has some big names on the masthead. (Can we still call it a masthead?) Congratulations to all. If you are confused about its relationship with the Globe, you're not alone. STAT is a new animal, digital first with … Continue reading Stat, the new (Boston Globe?) life science site, is up