Advancing the Evolution of Hearing Aids and Hearing Innovations
By 2050, estimates the World Health Organization, more than 900 million people will have disabling hearing loss—a side effect of an aging population, inner ear-damaging medications, and noise-related environmental factors.
Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of All of Us New England
All of Us New England celebrated the one-year anniversary of the launch of the All of Us Research Program by bringing the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey bus to Boston, giving the community and visitors a firsthand look into how the national research program works, and why it is so critical to the advancement of medicine.
Targeting Tumors, with Help from Data Science
Can a computer find cancer before an expert oncologist? New research suggests it can.
Addressing Postoperative Memory Loss: Care Instructions via Video
Following an orthopedic surgery, patients receive a wide range of care instructions, from pain medication dosing to icing, elevation, and physical therapy follow-up. Yet a challenge associated with postoperative care is that the vast majority of these details are typically lost to the patient’s anesthesia haze as they recover before heading home.
New Medicare Payment Models Prioritize Value Over Volume
The collective movement toward value-based care has spurred innovation in care models designed to prioritize care delivery based on quality outcomes. Partners HealthCare has a longstanding commitment to new models based on primary care transformation.
Pharmacists’ Changing Roles, Influencing Collaborative Care Models
These days, a growing number of pharmacists are going above and beyond filling prescriptions. As more patients need help managing their medications to prevent or treat chronic illness—an additional time pressure for stretched physicians—the prescribing pharmacist is playing a key role on the patient care team.