World Medical Innovation Forum Investigates the Impact of AI on Health Care
More than 1,800 health care leaders gathered in Boston recently at the World Medical Innovation Forum, hosted by Partners HealthCare, for focused discussions on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in clinical care. Below are some highlights from the forum’s three dynamic days.
How Frequent ED Visitors Can Guide Precision Care
It’s well understood that patients who persistently seek routine care in the emergency department (ED) generate higher health care costs. But a closer look can also tell us something about how certain patients receive care through normal channels—or not.
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.
Building Innovative Bridges Across the Care Continuum
In a data-driven world, can analytics make health care more effective for the most vulnerable patients? It’s a central question for all of us as care providers. At Partners HealthCare, it starts with Partners eCare, our electronic medical record platform—the infrastructure for data-driven innovation within our care network.
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.
Partners 2.0: New Radiology, Credentialing, and Purchasing Approaches
A new, enterprise-wide radiology platform utilizing an advanced digital imaging system will unify all radiology departments and streamline care at acute hospitals across the Partners HealthCare system. The new platform will enable Partners providers across the network to immediately access any patient imaging done at Partners institutions.