Dragon Torches Traditional Transcription at Spaulding
Earlier this year, the Epic clinical and revenue cycle applications went live at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. At the same time, Spaulding implemented Nuance Dragon Medical 360, clinical speech recognition software that replaces traditional transcription of the clinical narrative with computerized voice recognition.
Partners CIO Jim Noga Recognized with Leadership CIO of the Year ORBIE
Jim Noga, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, recently received the Leadership CIO of the Year® ORBIE®, the premier technology executive recognition program of its kind.
Partners CEO Talks Nation's Most Pressing Health Care Issues
This past weekend Partners HealthCare CEO Dr. David Torchiana appeared on NECN’s The New England Council’s DC Dialogue to discuss some of the most pressing health care issues in Massachusetts and in the nation.
In Boston, Health Care’s Fight Against Climate Change Will Continue
Today, Kate Walsh, president and CEO of Boston Medical Center, and our own Dr. David Torchiana, delivered a full-throated editorial in support of the Boston health care community’s commitment to fighting the clear and growing threat of climate change.
Partners Joins 18 Health Organizations to Improve MassHealth ACO
As the state seeks to overhaul its Medicaid program, MassHealth, with the most ambitious redesign in more than 20 years, it has chosen no less than 18 provider groups to help launch the effort in January 2018, including Partners HealthCare.
Preparing for End of Life: Addressing Palliative Care Across Partners
When the goal of treatment is to improve the health of the patient, discussions and plans around end of life can sometimes seem counterintuitive. But death is just as much a part of the medical sphere as life-saving treatments. A growing group of Partners clinicians are urging their colleagues to be more open and comfortable with the topic of dying
Our View: The Commitment to a Vital Massachusetts Biomedical Ecosystem Continues
Just this past month, Partners HealthCare CEO David Torchiana, MD, and Dr. Jeffrey Leiden, the chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, co-authored a Boston Globe op-ed reiterating the vital importance of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to the local biomedical community.
Innovations In Quality Patient Care: The Partners Mobile Observation Unit
As Partners continues to innovate and discover new, effective ways to deliver patient care, it has become increasingly apparent that some patients are best cared for where they are most comfortable, in their homes. This is where the Partners Mobile Observation Unit comes in.
Diversity & Inclusion Summit Kicks Off Inclusive Approach to Interconnected Care
“Today marks a milestone for Partners,” said our own David F. Torchiana, MD, as he helped launch the first-ever Diversity & Inclusion Summit: Many Perspectives, One Community.