With More Than 100,000 Participants, Partners Biobank Is Meeting Its Research Mission
Within the Partners HealthCare Biobank—a collection of patient blood samples combined with Partners electronic health record data and self-reported family health history—volume yields insights.
Targeting Tumors, with Help from Data Science
Can a computer find cancer before an expert oncologist? New research suggests it can.
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.
Training a Computer to Read Your Mammogram
More than 500,000 women worldwide die of breast cancer, a statistic that keeps Connie Lehman, MD, Chief of Breast Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) awake at night. Her desire to change the statistic, she says, requires accelerated innovation. “We have to think differently,” she says.
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.
Maternity Care at the Brigham Recognized with Baby-Friendly Designation
At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a new designation recognizes the hospital’s emphasis on evidence-based, patient-centered care and education as mothers make these choices and learn to feed their infants.