New Year, New Habits: Is Procrastination Harming Your Health?
We’ve all done it: held a task hostage on our to-do list for weeks on end while we postponed tackling it for one reason or another.
Priority Care for Vulnerable Populations: 2019 in Review
In 2019, our Connect with Partners stories considered health care and medicine from many angles, uncovering advances and opportunities for innovation in patient care and systemic quality improvement across Partners HealthCare.
Holiday Cheer, at the Hospital
For patients experiencing illness and the caregivers who show up to support them 24/7, how can holiday festivity be brought within the hospital walls? In the cancer unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Thanksgiving arrived in the form of a potluck with green-bean casserole and pumpkin whoopie pies
Partners HealthCare Launches Digital Health Initiative
Partners HealthCare has launched a five-year digital health initiative to improve the patient experience, boost digital innovation and transform clinical care across the system.
Bringing the Brigham Experience into Patients’ Homes
Can a patient receive high-quality, hospital level care in the comfort of their own living room? A recent pilot study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital (BWFH) was designed to deliver evidence to answer that question.
Losing Sleep: Treating Chronic Sleep Disorders in Older Adults
Sleep apnea—episodes of upper airway obstruction during sleep—is a common sleep disorder among adults over 50. It’s treatable, with breathing assistance devices and lifestyle changes, among other options, but a critical flaw in the way it’s diagnosed keeps too many individuals from seeking treatment