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.
MLK’s Legacy, Through the Lens of Community Health
The idea that health starts within the foundation of a community is central to our social determinants of health initiatives at Partners HealthCare. And that essential drive toward a level playing field, so that everyone has an opportunity for health and wellbeing, was central to the equal rights messages espoused by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
McLean Research Suggests Resilience May Be Biological
Resilience against mistreatment may be rooted in the brain, according to new research from McLean Hospital—an important development in the search for biological clues behind conditions that spur from childhood trauma.
A Digital Balancing Act: The Promise and Pitfalls of Retail Telehealth
As “retail telehealth”—the use of telehealth approaches in consumer-facing and retail environments—continues to gain traction and retail giants like Amazon and Walmart enter the space, consumers can increasingly access anytime, anywhere care.
Lowering Risks for Heart Patients with Fish Oil
New options for patients with cardiovascular risk come in the form of a newer medication recently tested through a clinical trial at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The drug, a prescription-strength form of purified omega-3 fatty acid EPA, was found to significantly reduce the risk of death in patients with elevated triglyceride levels.