Patient Care

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Future of Health

Annual Report 2018: What's Next

Welcome to the next 25 years of Partners HealthCare. Here you will find stories that speak to the values that shape us as a system: a steadfast commitment to delivering the best possible patient care; a belief in our ability to positively impact our community; an unwavering focus on advancing health care through research and practice; and a mission to educate the next generation of caregivers. This is who we are, where we’ve come from – and where we’re going. As we move into the next quarter-century, we remain singularly focused on our collective mission: to help people lead their healthiest lives.

At Partners, we’re always working on what’s next. The stories in this Annual Report speak to our achievements in patient care, our community impact, and how our system is shaping the future of health, not just for Partners, but for all of us.

Patient Care

We Strive to Support and Promote Wellness in New Ways.

Magnet® Recognition for Brigham and MGH Nurses

It may be impossible to measure the true impact of nursing care on individual patients and families, but Magnet® recog­nition – the highest honor best...
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Faster, Easier Answers for Newborn Patients

When medically critical newborns receive care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), time is of the essence, particularly as care teams seek answ...
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Expanding Gender-Affirming Care at MGH

Physicians and staff at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) are committed to providing specialized care that suits the needs of all patients – includ...
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Community Impact

Our Sense of Community Goes Beyond Geography.

Reducing the Personal Impact of Substance Use Disorders

As society aims to reduce the personal and economic impact of substance use disorders (SUDs), Partners HealthCare is building resources to provide the...
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A System-Wide Strategy on Opioid Prescriptions

Ever since new Massachusetts legislation on the opioid crisis passed in 2016, Partners HealthCare’s multidisciplinary Opioid Steering Committee has su...
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Building Community to Fight the Opioid Crisis

Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH) has partnered with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office to launch the Charles River Regional Opioid Task Force, a ...
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Future of Health

At Partners HealthCare, the Future is Now.

Expanding Robotic Surgery to the Community

Robotic surgery, once only a possibility, is now the standard of care for many types of minimally invasive surgeries. With the opening of a robotic su...
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Better Depression Treatment Through Data

New research from McLean Hospital uses a statistical algorithm to predict which depression patients are most likely to benefit from antidepressant med...
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Research Unlocks the Science of Recovery

A new institute is harnessing the unique resources of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network to unlock the science of recovery through rehabilitation re...
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