Moving Forward On Health Care, Together
Late yesterday, elected officials in Massachusetts detailed a plan that represents an effective way to provide needed assistance to those community hospitals that serve high numbers of low income patients here in Massachusetts.
Early Performance of Medicare ACOs: Is the Glass Half Full or Empty?
Hundreds of health care organizations across the country are experimenting with the accountable care organization (ACO) concept, trying to both improve patient care and lower the cost of that care
The People Who Are Partners HealthCare
What does it take to create a world-class health care system? More than 68,000 employees, a third of whom are doctors and nurses. On average, they have worked for Partners, or one of our institutions, for 9 years and are in their early 40’s, although the full workforce is evenly divided between Baby Boomers, Generation X’ers, and Millennials.
MGH and BWH Dominate Medical Journals in 2015
It was an impressive announcement. Partners’ flagship hospitals—Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH)—contributed the most academic papers to the world’s leading medical journals last year.
Why is Partners HealthCare More Expensive?
In the ongoing conversation about health care costs a frequently asked question is “why do some hospitals charge more than others for the same services?” The truth is, no two hospitals or health systems are quite the same. In this post are some of the reasons that care at Partner's hospitals costs more.
MGH Celebrates Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence In Community Service
Today, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is celebrating its acceptance of the prestigious Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence In Community Service. In recognition of this achievement, the American Hospital Association put together this video, which brings the award, and the people that made it possible, to life.