Partners Researchers Recognized as Scientific “Wunderkinds”
What makes a scientist a superstar? The journal STAT has a theory. The publication’s “Wunderkinds 2018” list is out, highlighting unheralded heroes in science and medicine after an extensive review of nominations in the hundreds by STAT editors and reporters. On the list are three Partners HealthCare-affiliated physicians.
Improving Population Health with Osteopathic Medicine
As Massachusetts’ largest employer, Partners HealthCare employs more than 74,000 individuals with a wide range of talents and a myriad of job functions across our System. Michael R. Jaff, DO, President of Newton-Wellesley Hospital, is one of 30 physicians with that particular credential among the hospital’s 1,000 medical doctors.
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.
Introducing the Partners Emergency Department Navigator Pilot
One of the missions of the Partners HealthCare Medicaid Accountable Care Organization, launched officially this March, is to meet patients “where they are” with services that enhance their access to quality care. A new program is helping by meeting patients seen in the emergency department, connecting them to appropriate services and supports.
In MGH Institute Partnership, Teachers and Students Are Both the Learners
Teaching and learning go hand-in-hand. That’s the idea at the core of education initiatives across Partners HealthCare institutions, and the driving force behind the longtime relationship between MGH Institute of Health Professions graduate school and Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown.
Enhancing Primary Care, By Teaching Those Who Treat
Twice each month, a group of Partners HealthCare primary care doctors, nurse practitioners, behavioral health support specialists, social workers, addiction specialists, and other providers gather virtually. On the agenda: how best to assess, treat, and triage patients in primary care settings with substance use disorders.