Partners 2.0: New Radiology, Credentialing, and Purchasing Approaches
A new, enterprise-wide radiology platform utilizing an advanced digital imaging system will unify all radiology departments and streamline care at acute hospitals across the Partners HealthCare system. The new platform will enable Partners providers across the network to immediately access any patient imaging done at Partners institutions.
Building Health Care Capacity in Uganda, One Mile at a Time
A year-old partnership between Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the health care system in Mbarara, one of Uganda’s largest cities, is redefining what it means to support underserved communities “on the ground.”
Reducing Heart Risk with Precision Prevention
As American Heart Month begins, a new program launched by Partners HealthCare and AllWays Health Partners (formerly known as Neighborhood Health Plan) is taking aim at the nation’s leading cause of death through technology-enabled precision intervention of high-risk patients.
Hospital-Built Housing Could Be a Cure for the Nantucket Shuffle
If we build it, they will stay. And patients will benefit. That’s the theory behind Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s plan to build up to 83 units of staff housing across the street from the completely rebuilt hospital, opening soon.
Retraining the Brain Toward Mobility After a Stroke
A brain stimulation technique under investigation through Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the MGH Institute of Health Professions (MGH IHP) could offer new hope to the 800,000 individuals who suffer a debilitating stroke every year.
Keeping Care Accountable for Medicare Patients
As one of the country’s first Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations, Partners HealthCare demonstrated the success of the model by delivering high-quality care while generating $36.7 million in cost savings between 2012 and 2016.