New Service Delivers Urgent Care, On Demand
Partners HealthCare’s commitment to bringing the benefits of telehealth to our patients has taken another stride forward, with a new initiative called Partners HealthCare On Demand. The new solution provides urgent care video visits, with high-quality care from Partners clinicians for minor illnesses and injuries.
Bionic Breakthroughs Achieve Tomorrow’s Medicine, Today
For athletes, physical agility, strength, and flexibility are of paramount importance. Standard prosthetics, which can severely limit athletic performance in the aftermath of amputations, can be underwhelming for these patients.
New Law Aims to Improve Care Quality for Alzheimer’s Patients
Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease can range from mild forgetfulness to life-altering changes in mental capabilities. These variants can pose significant challenges for the more than five million patients affected by this disease as well as for their health care providers.
Camp Harbor View Expands Health Career Horizons for Boston Youth
Being a doctor or nurse trends high on the list of common aspirations for young people thinking about careers. Less common: a wide range of allied health professions—like respiratory therapists and dietitians—that may not typically cross a student’s radar.
Creating a New Cycle of Health for the Homeless
It’s well-known that the inconveniences of treatment and recovery often hinder access to appropriate medical care. Among individuals who are homeless, these challenges make access to care nearly impossible, as the daily search for food, clothing, and shelter takes priority over preventive and acute care.
Five Partners HealthCare Hospitals Earn High Marks from U.S. News & World Report
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), the founding members of Partners HealthCare, earned high marks in multiple specialties by U.S. News & World Report - with MGH earning the number four (4) spot on the honor roll of best hospitals and Brigham and Women’s earning the number twenty (20) spot.