Exploring the Great Outdoors While Preventing Tick-Borne Illnesses
Summer is here, meaning more time spent outside—bringing health benefits as we engage in more activity. Those same outdoor activities, however, also carry the risk of tick exposure—and the tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease, they’re known to carry.
Climate Change Health Threats Awaken Physician Advocacy
The health threats of climate change—from asthma from decreased air quality to altered patterns of infectious disease—are well-documented. The issue is prompting typically advocacy-shy physicians—who are seeing the impact of climate change among their own patients grow to alarming rates—to mobilize.
Partners HealthCare Announces Anne Klibanski, MD, as President and CEO
The search for a new chief executive to lead Partners HealthCare into its next 25 years has ended where it began: Anne Klibanski, MD, has been appointed as Partners President and Chief Executive Officer.
New Emphasis on Identity a Point of Pride at Partners
As the Partners HealthCare community celebrates Pride Month with a range of initiatives — including the first ever systemwide Partners HealthCare team at the Boston Pride Parade (pictured here) — a new emphasis on identity is helping to shed more light on aspects, strengths, and assets of human differences among Partners employees.
More Respect Could Mean Less Physician Burnout
As physician burnout continues to capture national attention and concern for its serious implications for quality of care, a new Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study provides new insights around the issue’s root causes.
Could Safer Births Start with Artificial Intelligence in the Delivery Room?
As recent studies highlight the need for a closer focus on maternal morbidity and mortality in the U.S., a new initiative at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is aimed at enhancing safety within a key area of childbirth risk: spinal anesthesia during C-section births.