MGH Clinic Helps Asylum Seekers Overcome the Burden of Proof
As recent news has brought to bear, violence and persecution in countries beyond America’s borders often drives victims to seek refuge within them.
In Boston, Health Care’s Fight Against Climate Change Will Continue
Today, Kate Walsh, president and CEO of Boston Medical Center, and our own Dr. David Torchiana, delivered a full-throated editorial in support of the Boston health care community’s commitment to fighting the clear and growing threat of climate change.
Wind Power Drives Partners Closer to “Net Carbon Positive" Goal
Today Partners HealthCare took a big step toward our goal of becoming “net carbon positive” by the year 2025 by way of a partnership with Antrim Wind Energy. This 28.8MW wind farm project in Antrim, New Hampshire, owned by Walden Green Energy, will reduce our organization’s annual greenhouse gas emissions by 110 million pounds.
Global Experts Gather for World Neuroscience Innovation Forum
This year Partners was proud to host the first World Neuroscience Innovation Forum at the Francis Crick Institute in London. The March 27 event saw experts from the U.S. and Europe convene to battle Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, and other neurodegenerative diseases that afflict one in six people around the world.
Larger Than Life Art Exhibit Fights Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness
It’s a sobering fact that many Americans, from all walks of life, will at some point in their lives experience the impact of mental illness and its surrounding stigma. However, it’s important to remember that this stigma can also motivate us to create a sense of community that helps address the illness and stigma head-on.
MGH Hack-a-Thon Produces 15 Innovations to Tackle Zika Virus Threat
Earlier this month, more than 150 global health experts and innovators gathered at Massachusetts General Hospital for a comprehensive “Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon.” The goal of this comprehensive, two-day event was to approach the growing Zika virus threat in new ways and get the world closer to a solution for this debilitating threat.