Discover the facts and figures that inform our perspective on health care in Massachusetts.
Newsflash: The Market Is Working
If you read the local papers or any recent state government reports you likely have the impression that Partners HealthCare is like PAC Man, gobbling up market share at every turn. What are the facts?
The People Who Are Partners HealthCare
What does it take to create a world-class health care system? More than 68,000 employees, a third of whom are doctors and nurses. On average, they have worked for Partners, or one of our institutions, for 9 years and are in their early 40’s, although the full workforce is evenly divided between Baby Boomers, Generation X’ers, and Millennials.
Why is Partners HealthCare More Expensive?
In the ongoing conversation about health care costs a frequently asked question is “why do some hospitals charge more than others for the same services?” The truth is, no two hospitals or health systems are quite the same. In this post are some of the reasons that care at Partner's hospitals costs more.