Hair Cells Hold New Hope for Hearing Loss
Since the damage or loss of hair cells, specialized inner-ear cells that transmit sound vibrations via electrical signals to the brain, is responsible for hearing loss, restoring those hair cells could restore hearing.
At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, Technology Enables Better Bladder Cancer Detection, Treatment
A leading-edge technology now available at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital (BWFH) offers a new approach to visualizing and treating bladder cancer—and new hope for patients.
Partners HealthCare to Bring Care Closer to Home, Lower Costs
Partners HealthCare announced a plan to bring health care closer to where patients live, at lower costs. Partners plans to open four state-of-the-art outpatient centers that will offer a wide range of new health care options that better meets patients’ changing needs.
From Logan Airport, the Roots of Telemedicine
Today, telemedicine is a widely accepted premise as it rapidly takes on new applications across health care delivery. But in 1960, when the seed of the innovation was planted, it was a revolutionary—even out-of-reach—idea.
Priority Care for Vulnerable Populations: 2019 in Review
In 2019, our Connect with Partners stories considered health care and medicine from many angles, uncovering advances and opportunities for innovation in patient care and systemic quality improvement across Partners HealthCare.
Celebrating the Holidays, Healthfully
The holidays bring fun with family and friends—which often revolves around food. But partaking in the festivities need not mean foregoing the healthy lifestyle choices you try to stick to during the rest of the year, says Jenna Koroly, MS, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital (BWFH).