Research Reveals Heart Disease Risk Is Often Relative
At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, new research on the genetic roots of some inherited forms of heart disease is helping physicians to better target cardiovascular care with a family-centered approach.
New Policies Bring More Transplantable Organs to More Patients
Evolving clinical realities and advances in transplant medicine are prompting a reconsideration of guidelines governing eligible organs and recipients—removing restrictions on organs from individuals with conditions such as hepatitis C (HCV), while allowing patients with conditions such as obesity and addiction to receive new organs.
Training Future Clinicians, Beyond the Clinical
The intensive schedules of medical residents and fellows leaves little wiggle room for trainees to explore interests in medicine that go beyond delivering care in their chosen specialty. That realization spurred the creation of the Partners HealthCare Centers of Expertise for Residents and Fellows more than ten years ago.
Applying AI to Point-of-Care Diagnosis
Much of medicine has changed since the portable ultrasound expanded point-of-care diagnostics with its introduction 20 years ago. Now, Partners HealthCare’s MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science has aligned with FUJIFILM SonoSite to apply one of those advances.
Online Program Eases Access to Mental Health Services
We go online to access many of the everyday services we need. But when it comes to something as personal as therapy for behavioral health conditions like depression and anxiety, can the internet offer a solution?
Partners Expertise, from Boston to Navajo Nation: The Brigham Outreach Program
Suboxone management for opioid patients. The latest in oral alternatives for diabetes. Liver-sparing medications to treat alcohol addiction. These are just a few of the life-saving lessons Chandima Deegala, B.S., PharmD, NCPS-PP, CTTS, will take back to Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico.