Facts about Employee Health Care Costs in Massachusetts
In 2014, the median household income in the US was just over $53,000. In Massachusetts it was $63,000, and in Boston almost $76,000. That means Bostonians earned 41% more and Massachusetts residents 18% more than the national average.
A Look at the Partners HealthCare Plan to Improve Access to Primary Care
At Partners, we’re doing what we can to improve access to primary care through four major initiatives.
Newly Discovered MGH Alzheimer’s Test Has Nose for Early Detection
By following their noses, one Massachusetts General Hospital doctor and his research team have discovered an innovative test that may be a promising 15-year head start in the early-detection battle against Alzheimer’s disease.
In-the-Home Hospital Care Pilot Takes Off at MGH, BWH, Partners HealthCare at Home
In a Boston Globe article published this week, momentum appears to be on the side of a new “hospital at home” pilot being conducted by doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH).
Diversity in Scientific Research a Key to Personalized Medicine
A diverse gene pool is as important to scientific research as a diverse workforce is to ensuring a strong and vibrant organization, said Dr. Scott Weiss, Scientific Director of Partners HealthCare Personalized Medicine.
Partners at the Cutting Edge of Personalized Medicine
Tailoring treatments to the individual patient based on their predicted response or risk of disease is the next evolution of health care.