Kennedy News
Kennedy Health Pharmacy Manager Selected to Attend ASHP Leadership Institute
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Read more... For the fourth year in a row, a Kennedy Hospital Pharmacy Manager has been selected to attend the prestigious American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Leadership Institute.

Kennedy – Stratford Pharmacy Manager Veraaj Garachh, Pharm.D., BCPS, is one of only 40 professionals from a national pool of applicants selected to attend the exclusive Boston-based program, held April 26 - May 1.
Live Chat: Vegetarian to Vegan – Getting the Most Out of a Meat Free Diet
Monday, April 20, 2015
Read more...Ever wonder what a diet without meat might be like? Curious about the value of a vegan lifestyle? 

With over 1 million Americans currently going vegan now's the perfect time to get the facts and forget the fiction. 

Understand the potential benefits, risks and opportunities this diet presents. 

Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Andrea Caplan May 20 from 12pm - 1pm for a special live chat on a way of eating that's becoming more and more popular. 
Live Chat: Nutrition and Cancer with Nutritionist Andrea Caplan
Monday, April 20, 2015
Read more...Studies show that a healthy diet can be useful in preventing cancer as well as assisting in the treatment and recovery process. 

However, for many patients, finding the right foods and understanding their nutritional value can be a confusing and intimidating experience. 

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about the relationship between what we eat and how our bodies respond to cancer, this is a chat you need to be a part of. 

Join us on May 6, 2015 from 11am to 12pm for a live question and answer session with Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Andrea Caplan.
Live Blog Ask the Dietitian: Nutrition and Cancer
VP of Patient Experience Cheri Clancy to be Featured on Cover of AONE's Nurse Leader Publication
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Read more...Cheri Clancy, MSN, RN, Kennedy Health’s Assistant Vice President of the Patient Experience, will be featured on the June 2015 cover of AONE’s (American Organization of Nurse Executives) bi-monthly journal, Nurse Leader, as an “Exceptional Nurse Leader.” 

Each Nurse Leader issue features a unique profile on the leadership path taken by a well-known nurse. Magazine Editor-in-Chief Roxane Spitzer said Clancy was nominated for the honor by a colleague, and was chosen by AONE’s advisory board for the cover profile because of her “exemplary characteristics” as a nurse leader.
Live Chat: Weight Loss Surgery Options & Facts
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Being significantly overweight presents challenges to your health, but also your personal and professional lives. If you have tried diet, exercise and medication, but still aren't satisfied with the results, it might be time to consider a surgical option to improve your health. 

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