Heart Health Insights, from Your Apple Watch
Can a wearable app provide valuable insights into an individual’s heart health risks? An exciting partnership between Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the American Heart Association, and Apple is aimed at finding out.
To Reduce Voting Inequities, Meet Patients In the Emergency Department
We typically don’t associate emergent health care with the ballot box—but what if leveraging the captive audience of patients waiting in the Emergency Department could improve voter registration rates among underrepresented populations?
Partners HealthCare to Bring Care Closer to Home, Lower Costs
Partners HealthCare announced a plan to bring health care closer to where patients live, at lower costs. Partners plans to open four state-of-the-art outpatient centers that will offer a wide range of new health care options that better meets patients’ changing needs.
On Cape Cod, Adaptive Sports Program Equalizes Time on the Water
For visitors to Cape Cod, the summer is chock full of opportunities to enjoy water recreation. But for those with disabilities, those opportunities are more limited. To expand and equalize possibilities for summer fun, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network teamed up to offer adaptive kayaking at Nickerson State Park.
Stronger, Six Years Later: Rehabilitation Medicine at Spaulding
Most of them were strangers, united by chance at a fateful moment on April 15 exactly six years ago today. But the 32 catastrophically injured patients treated by the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network in the days, weeks, and months following the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013 now stand as living proof of the power of rehabilitation medicine.
Partners HealthCare Integrates State Opioid Monitoring Program
Partners HealthCare announced on March 14, 2019, that it has fully integrated the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Prescription Awareness Tool (MassPAT) directly into its electronic health record (EHR) system, becoming the first health care network to have the tool immediately available to clinicians at the point-of-care.