A Vision for the Future at Mass. Eye and Ear
The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary sees approximately 300,000 patients each year—and has seen its share of challenges in the 193 years since its founding. But after years of financial challenges, the specialty hospital needs the support of an integrated care system to continue its work.
Breakthrough Treatment Keeps Pediatric MS Symptoms at Bay
A new treatment under clinical trial at Brigham and Women's Hospital offers new hope for the 8,000-10,000 U.S. children with multiple sclerosis (MS.)
Lightbulb Moment: Applying Innovation to Enhance Essential Protocols
Technological advances have revolutionized the way we approach care for a host of conditions. What if innovation could also revolutionize perhaps the most essential element of health care delivery: the sterile environment?
Senate Health Care Reform Bill: Bad Medicine for the Commonwealth
Is the Senate health care bill the right prescription for the right condition? Two opinion pieces in this morning's Boston Herald identify ways in which the Senate’s "cure" misdiagnoses the health care challenges we face—with unintended side effects.
From Volume to Value: The Mattress Pad as Metaphor
In fiscal year 2017 Brigham and Women's Hospital embarked on a $150 million cost-cutting initiative. This is just one slice of Partners HealthCare's overall forward-looking effort to reduce our operating budget by $500 million.