Our View: Crafting an Effective Response to the Opioid Crisis
In 2016, 8 in 12 Massachusetts residents who died from an opioid overdose had been prescribed opioids in the period leading up to their death. It’s uncomfortable to admit, but the data proves it: health care is a big part of the country’s opioid epidemic.
We’re Better Together: The Partners HealthCare Annual Report
In our Partners HealthCare Annual Report, out now, the “Better Together” ethos is present on every page. Give it a read today and see for yourself the depth of our commitment to better outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we serve.
Rhode Island’s Care New England to Join Partners HealthCare Network
The Care New England Health System of Providence, Rhode Island (CNE) has announced its intent to join Partners HealthCare. Pending regulatory approval, the decision would mark a culmination of a collaborative cardiovascular and surgical relationship that began at Brigham and Women’s Hospital back in 2009.
What’s Hindering ACO Success: Physician and Patient Turnover Impacts Medicare Reform
A new study by researchers at Partners HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), shows that physician turnover and low numbers of enrolled patients play a key role in an ACO’s ability to meet its financial targets.
RODY Program Forges Direct Connection Between Patient and Researcher
Given the breadth and depth of our research programs, meeting patient enrollment targets continues to be a challenge for many clinical research studies across Partners HealthCare.
Wind Power Drives Partners Closer to “Net Carbon Positive" Goal
Today Partners HealthCare took a big step toward our goal of becoming “net carbon positive” by the year 2025 by way of a partnership with Antrim Wind Energy. This 28.8MW wind farm project in Antrim, New Hampshire, owned by Walden Green Energy, will reduce our organization’s annual greenhouse gas emissions by 110 million pounds.
Global Experts Gather for World Neuroscience Innovation Forum
This year Partners was proud to host the first World Neuroscience Innovation Forum at the Francis Crick Institute in London. The March 27 event saw experts from the U.S. and Europe convene to battle Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, and other neurodegenerative diseases that afflict one in six people around the world.