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.
The Digital Innovation Hub: Five Years of Incubating Innovation
A good idea is just an idea—until it finds champions to make it a real-life innovation. Institutions across Partners HealthCare are energized to embrace that spark. That was the vision behind the launch of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Digital Innovation Hub in 2013, when 72% of surveyed BWH employees said they had an innovative idea.
Driven by Big Data
Big data is everywhere – including the Partners HealthCare System. McKinsey Global Institute has reported that “data driven organizations are 20 times more likely to acquire new customers, six times more likely to retain those customers and 19 times more likely to be profitable as a result.”
Pursuing a New Approach in the Fight Against Cystic Fibrosis
A newly discovered cell in the human airway, discovered by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital and colleagues, may hold new clues—and hope—for the 70,000 people with cystic fibrosis around the world.
Giving Donated Organs More Time to Give Life
Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting bold research endeavors that aim to improve patient care and quality of life. For the 120,000 patients on transplant wait lists for new hearts, lungs, and kidneys, every donated organ represents hope.
At the Brigham, the Doctor is in…Your Phone?
Modern society offers a myriad of examples of technology’s impact—along with devices and apps that prove to be little more than passing fads. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), innovators are hard at work building, testing, and evaluating technologies that promise to enhance patient health.