How our PHM Programs are Helping Patients with Serious Illnesses
The programs supported by the Center for Population Health touch many points of care during a patient’s medical experience — whether it’s treating an acute illness, managing a chronic problem, or end-of-life care.
Remote Pain Management Program Having Local Impact at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital
The Vineyard Hospital Center for Pain Management (CPM) is well on its way to setting the standard for how telemedicine can help patients in remote areas successfully manage their pain--often without the use of habit-forming narcotics.
Community Practices and the EHR: Challenges, Benefits
“I’m sorry, but I don’t have the notes from the last doctor you saw.” How many times have you heard that? Most of us in healthcare have said it ourselves. How is it that we can advance science and save lives but we can’t get a medical note from across town? Solving the problem is difficult and expensive – especially at the practice level.
With Third-Annual Symposium, Kraft Center Empowers a New Generation of Health Center Leaders
With the nation’s changing healthcare landscape and shifting demographics, it is critical that our healthcare leaders are able to design affordable and effective systems of care that work for all of us. This is why the Kraft family generously donated millions of dollars, enabling Partners to launch the Kraft Center for Community Health Leadership
The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Student Success Jobs Program Celebrates another Amazing Year
With the goal of preparing a skilled diverse workforce that reflects our community, Brigham and Women’s Hospital offers area youth access to the Student Success Jobs Program (SSJP).
Disruptive Dozen Showcase: The Microbiome and Cancer
Experts have long known that the “microbiome”—the three-pound symbiotic collection of fungi, bacteria and viruses inhabiting every human’s gut—plays an integral part of our health. But only recently have we discovered the specifics of why the microbiome is so important, especially as it relates to cancer.