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.
Produce with a Purpose: CSA Links Healthy Choices, Community Service
Multiple times per month, summer and winter alike, the third floor of Partners HealthCare’s Assembly Row, Somerville headquarters serves as a produce pop-up of sorts, hosting a pick-up location for community supported agriculture (CSA) shares for Partners employees.
Educational Opportunities, Specialty Care Bring Health Equity to Native Americans
Our country’s 5.2 million Native Americans represent around 1.7% of the U.S. population—but only .56% of active physicians and .48% of full-time faculty members at U.S. medical schools and teaching hospitals nationwide.
Finding Strength in Numbers, to Meet Boston’s Health Needs
At Partners HealthCare, we understand that too many members of our community face obstacles to good health—and the key role that community organizations can play in overcoming those obstacles.