The high ways of medical #marijuana: Not to be confused with the Massachusetts medical information highway #HIT #EMR

This funny post from BIDMC health info chief John Halamka: The Massachusetts Health Information Highway is abbreviated the MassHIway. Its phone number is 1-800-MassHIway. Unrelated to IT (or so we thought), Massachusetts legalized medical marijuana. This is an actual transcript of a call we received today Sean - “Hello, Mass HIway – how may I help you?” … Continue reading The high ways of medical #marijuana: Not to be confused with the Massachusetts medical information highway #HIT #EMR

Smoking at the Globe, Times

The days of the smokey newsroom are over but the papers are full of stories about evil weed. A front page Globe story asks --Too many cigarette ads in lower-income neighborhoods? A dozen years after Massachusetts attempted to ban storefront tobacco ads within 1,000 feet of schools and playgrounds, a prohibition thwarted by a tobacco company’s … Continue reading Smoking at the Globe, Times