New Emphasis on Identity a Point of Pride at Partners
As the Partners HealthCare community celebrates Pride Month with a range of initiatives — including the first ever systemwide Partners HealthCare team at the Boston Pride Parade (pictured here) — a new emphasis on identity is helping to shed more light on aspects, strengths, and assets of human differences among Partners employees.
Setting a Harmful Precedent: Proposed Rollback of Transgender Protections
At Partners HealthCare, we’re committed to making a positive difference in the communities where we live and work by increasing access to care and erasing health care disparities. Therefore, recent Trump administration efforts to rollback protections for transgender patients, enacted during the Obama administration, run counter to our mission.
Making Health Care Better with Partnership and Progress: 2018 in Review
This year we covered a wide range of stories with impact on health care and medicine at the local, national, and international levels. From the human and economic toll of the ongoing opioid crisis to efforts to make health care better for people with complex medical conditions and social factors, our goal was to capture a snapshot of the system.
Adaptive Sports Define the Road to Recovery for Spaulding Patient
Every day, researchers, therapists, and clinicians across the Partners HealthCare System investigate rehabilitation techniques and practices aimed to improve our patients’ quality of life and increase mobility. One patient, Meredith Koch, continues to benefit from this integrated care.
Taking Pride in Partners’ Diversity and Inclusion Policies
June is Pride Month, a fitting time for organizations like Partners HealthCare to assess our own culture when it comes to diversity and inclusion. As we mark the first anniversary of our official gender and inclusion policy and toolkit, launched last June, we’re evaluating our progress and what we can still do to grow as a welcoming community.
Setting the Pace for Economic Inclusion in Our Community
As highlighted in posts on this blog, Partners HealthCare is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion, across our organization and in our communities. Now, with a newly launched initiative led by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, we join nine other organizations committed to expanding economic opportunity for minority-owned businesses.