Partners Annual Meeting Closer Look: Nantucket Cottage Hospital
When we published our latest Partners HealthCare Annual Report last month, we did so along with a few video vignettes of stories from throughout our network. One video focused on Nantucket Cottage Hospital and people from the storied island that it serves.
Partners and GE Team Up to Revolutionize Care with Artificial Intelligence
We believe artificial intelligence (AI) will be an inevitable part of health care in the future, and this week we’ve taken steps to partner with our new Boston neighbor, GE Healthcare, to ensure that we remain at the forefront of discovery and innovation in this space.
Our View: Nurturing the Biomedical Ecosystem
As readers of this site know well, the biomedical community here in the Commonwealth is a powerful, vibrant one that leads the way toward understanding and treating serious human disease.
World Medical Innovation Forum Sets Sights on Cardiovascular Innovation
At the conclusion of the 2017 World Medical Innovation Forum: Cardiovascular, attendees left with a renewed sense of understanding about how the medical and scientific communities will work together to combat ailments that represent one of the biggest health-related killers around the globe.
Specialized Team Fights Opioid Addiction at Newton-Wellesley Hospital
This past month, the city of Newton and Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH) revealed plans to collaborate on a new public-private partnership called the Substance Abuse Disorders Service team that will work within the hospital and the community to fight the growing opioid epidemic.
Partners eConsults Program Connects Doctors for Better Care
To mitigate delays and connect patients more quickly with quality specialist care, Partners’ physicians now have access to a Partners program called eConsults.
Partners HealthCare Annual Report Closer Look: When Amputation Becomes Treatment
Jim Ewing has literally made a name for himself in the Maine rock climbing community, with several trails bearing his name in that state. After an accident, he and his team at Brigham and Women's Faulker Hospital did the same with an experimental amputation procedure now known as the Ewing Amputation.
New Study Shows Care Management Program Reduced Costs in Partners ACO
For the past several years, Partners HealthCare has participated in the U.S. government’s Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO). By participating in an ACO, we’re required to share in the financial risk associated with our patients’ medical spending and think about alternative ways to get patients the care that they need.