Our View: Nurturing the Biomedical Ecosystem
As readers of this site know well, the biomedical community here in the Commonwealth is a powerful, vibrant one that leads the way toward understanding and treating serious human disease.
MGH, BWH Rank Among Top Hospitals in Annual U.S. News Honor Roll
Today we’re proud to announce that five Partners HealthCare hospitals have been recognized for excellence by the annual U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals.
With Surgeon’s Touch, Partners CEO Addresses Health Care In Massachusetts
In a wide-ranging interview published in CommonWealth Magazine, Partners HealthCare CEO David Torchiana, MD makes a comprehensive case for the constructive role Partners plays in the state’s health care market.
Why It’s Time to Reduce Health Care Costs in Massachusetts
Reducing the cost of health care is a top priority for Partners HealthCare. For the past 40 years, per capita health expenditures in the U.S. have risen at a rate higher than inflation, with challenging consequences. For U.S. employers operating in a global marketplace, rising health care costs can be crippling to the bottom lin...
A Perspective on Health Care Costs
This is the first in a series of occasional posts from Partners HealthCare President and CEO David Torchiana, M.D. I was recently given the opportunity to talk about Partners HealthCare at a breakfast meeting of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The topics included concerns about the opioid crisis, our commitment to com...
Why the 2015 Cost Trends Hearing Shows Both Progress and Potential
This week, the Health Policy Commission met for their annual Cost Trend Hearing to address the challenges our industry faces in controlling health care costs. While many questions remain, some progress has been made, and insurers and providers alike were on hand to share the efforts that collectively they have taken to reduce co...
Partners Names New CEO
We are pleased to share the news that the Partners HealthCare Board of Directors met Wednesday evening to choose its next President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. David Torchiana. He is currently Chairman and CEO of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO). Dr. Torchiana is recognized and respected as ...