Partners HealthCare

Partners HealthCare launching $100 million digital health initiative - The Boston Globe | 12/12/2019

Boston-based Partners HealthCare is spending more than $100 million on a broad new digital health initiative designed to improve the patient experience and make health care more efficient. The five-year initiative will aim to appeal to patients by allowing them to book appointments online, communicate with care providers through video and text, and access doctors’ notes, among other changes, Partners officials said. “There’s going to be a dramatic …

Partners dissolves into Mass General Brigham. I’m quoted in the Boston Globe | 12/4/2019

Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital joined together as Partners HealthCare 25 years ago. Now they’re changing the name to Mass General Brigham, spending up to $100 million in the process. I’m quoted on the subject in a recent front page Boston Globe article ( In major rebranding, Partners HealthCare to change name to Mass General Brigham ) . What’s in a name, you may ask? In this case it’s …

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Bioinformatics/Data Scientist | Nature | 12/4/2019

… using network- and systems-based approaches. This group includes some of the largest population-based and pulmonary cohorts in the world. The Pulmonary Drug Discovery Laboratory is a collaborative research program of Bayer and Partners HealthCare to develop new treatments for chronic lung diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard …

Genome | What Is Personalized Medicine? | 12/3/2019

… discovery that will benefit mankind in terms of the health of the species as where we are right now as a result of the Human Genome Project,” says Scott T. Weiss, scientific director at Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Advances in technology have since accelerated the pace of discovery and lowered the cost so much that scientists pushed on from that single reference genome …

A Scanner Smartly: How Artificial Intelligence Is Making Healthcare Imaging Quicker, Kinder And More Efficient | 12/2/2019

… engaged at this year’s meeting, has done a lot of work at the intersection of healthcare imaging and artificial intelligence. Here’s a selection. Doctor Data Dr. Keith Dreyer is involved in a collaboration between Partners HealthCare and GE Healthcare to “integrate artificial intelligence into every aspect of the patient journey.” Image credit: Partners HealthCare. Top image credit: GE Healthcare. Dr. Keith Dreyer wears a lot of hats: A radiologist who …

Visage Introduces Semantic Annotations for Visage 7 | PR Newswire | 12/1/2019

… party applications, including the ACR AI-LAB, and finally, to consume the output of AI models and integrate them directly into Visage 7.” A pilot implementation of Visage 7 semantic annotations is ongoing at Partners HealthCare Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Center for Clinical Data Science, where the framework is being defined and tested in the radiology workflow. “This is an exciting effort that allows …

Young Americans are dying at high rates and MGH may spend $100M to change its name | 12/1/2019

… the toxic cocktail of stress, illiteracy, mistrust and inequity which blocks patients from engaging in the care. Mass General / Partners may spend $100 million to change its name Changing healthcare is a huge job; Partners HealthCare is ready to spend as much as $100 million to re-brand as Mass General Brigham. I’ve personally been treated at MGH and The Brigham in recent years – Partners HealthCare always felt like an …

43,614 Shares in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (NASDAQ:ACWI) Acquired by Ambassador Advisors LLC | 11/28/2019

… 3,217,000. iShares MSCI ACWI ETF comprises approximately 0.7% of Ambassador Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 25th biggest position. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of ACWI. Partners HealthCare System Inc purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $179,027,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF by 50.2% in the …

Partners HealthCare announces rebrand along with 5-year strategic plan | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

… opioid epidemic? In this webinar, we’ll share real-world strategies and best practices for health insurance leaders on the front lines and explore what’s working and how to overcome common challenges. Register Now “The Partners HealthCare name has served our organization well for 25 years and has helped us to become the strong system that we are today, but we are moving forward to rebrand to better articulate what we …

GE Launches Program to Ease Artificial Intelligence Adoption | HealthIT Analytics | 11/27/2019

… create real impact from the bottom line to better patient outcomes.” The launch of the new program adds to GE Healthcare’s efforts to accelerate AI adoption in the industry. The company is working with Partners HealthCare to develop and integrate deep learning tools across the entire continuum of care under the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Clinical Data Science. The collaboration currently includes 15 active …

In major rebranding, Partners HealthCare to change name to Mass General Brigham - The Boston Globe | 11/27/2019

… the reputations of our world-class academic medical centers,” Klibanski said in a memo. Advertisement “Based on feedback from you, our patients, and extensive market research, we will begin the work to transition from Partners HealthCare to Mass General Brigham.” The memo indicates that Mass. General and the Brigham would keep their individual hospital names. It’s unclear if the company will seek to change the names of its many community …

Partners rebrands to Mass General Brigham | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/27/2019

For the first time in 25 years, Boston-based Partners HealthCare will have a new name: Mass General Brigham. The largest health system in Massachusetts said the name change will highlight Partners’ renowned Massachusetts General Hospital and Brighman and Women’s Hospital, both in Boston. Partners first considered a name change to better reflect its academic medical centers in July. In September, the health system began asking employees for name ideas …

Partners HealthCare Announced Name Change | U.S. News & World Report | 11/27/2019

Massachusetts News Partners HealthCare Announced Name Change The largest hospital system in Massachusetts has announced a name change in connection with a five-year strategic plan. By Associated Press , Wire Service Content Nov. 27, 2019 By Associated Press , Wire Service Content Nov. 27, 2019, at 10:19 a.m. More BOSTON (AP) — The largest hospital system in Massachusetts has announced a name change in connection with a five-year strategic plan. The …

Partners HealthCare Announces Five-year Strategic Plan and Launch of System Rebranding | Globe Newswire | 11/27/2019

Efforts to rename the system Mass General Brigham to begin November 27, 2019 09:36 ET Source: Partners HealthCare Boston, Nov. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, in a letter to its 75,000 employees, Partners HealthCare President and CEO Anne Klibanski, MD unveiled a five-year strategic plan and announced plans for rebranding the health care system, which serves more than 1.5 million patients and receives nearly $2 billion in research funding …

GE Healthcare introduces Edison Developer Program to spur AI advancements | Healthcare IT News | 11/27/2019

Designed for its Edison platform, the program will offer services meant to help developers to build better models for operational and clinical improvements. November 27, 2019 02:04 PM With its new Edison Developer Program, GE Healthcare hopes to speed the adoption and utility of artificial and machine learning applications and developer services for health systems, the company announced this week. WHY IT MATTERS GE’s Edison platform (named for the company’s …

Partners HealthCare Announces Name Change, New 5-Year Plan | 11/27/2019

After months of work and requests for employee feedback, the largest health system in Massachusetts has a new name: Mass General Brigham. Partners HealthCare announced the rebrand the day before the Thanksgiving holiday. The rebrand was coupled with the announcement of a new five-year plan for the 12-hospital system. “The overall aim of our strategy and our new name is to create the premier integrated health care system …

Partners HealthCare Rebranding With Name Change | CommonHealth | 11/27/2019

Partners HealthCare at Assembly Row in Somerville (Jesse Costa/WBUR) What’s in a name? In the case of Partners HealthCare, not much — at least, according to Greer Pearce, vice president of strategy at AMP Agency, a marketing firm in Boston. The name Partners sounds “generic,” she said. “It doesn’t mean a lot to your average everyday person.” That may be one reason why, on Wednesday, the largest hospital system in …

Largest hospital system in Massachusetts picks a new name | 11/27/2019

… copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 12:32 PM EST Nov 27, 2019 The largest hospital system in Massachusetts has announced a name change in connection with a five-year strategic plan.The chief executive of Partners HealthCare on Wednesday said the organization will change its name to Mass General Brigham. The name is a nod to Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Partners’ founding members and the organization’s two …

Partners HealthCare Changing Name To Mass General Brigham | 11/27/2019

Partners HealthCare Changing Name To Mass General Brigham By Published: November 27, 2019 BOSTON (AP) — The largest hospital system in Massachusetts has […] Read the original post by CBS Boston This entry was posted in Uncategorized . Bookmark the permalink . Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment …

CommonWealth Magazine | 11/27/2019

The state’s largest employer is changing its name Partners HealthCare to become Mass General Brigham By Nov 27, 2019 SHARE PARTNERS HEALTHCARE , the state’s dominant health care provider and the largest employer in Massachusetts, is changing its name to Mass General Brigham. The new name shifts the focus of the health care system away from an all-encompassing, corporate title that was created 25 years ago and zeroes in on …

Digital Health

Partners HealthCare launching $100 million digital health initiative - The Boston Globe | 12/12/2019

Boston-based Partners HealthCare is spending more than $100 million on a broad new digital health initiative designed to improve the patient experience and make health care more efficient. The five-year initiative will aim to appeal to patients by allowing them to book appointments online, communicate with care providers through video and text, and access doctors’ notes, among other changes, Partners officials said. “There’s going to be a dramatic …

Partners Creates Investment Funds | 12/4/2019

Partners Creates Investment Funds Dec. 4, 2019 Partners HealthCare https://www.partners.org has created two new investment funds to address the lack of translational funding in pre-clinical life sciences, AI, and digital technology in terms … clinicians while also helping to fuel the life sciences and digital health industries throughout the region.” “Too often what could be game-changing research is stranded due to lack of financing between initial funding and …

Virtual Care

Partners HealthCare launching $100 million digital health initiative - The Boston Globe | 12/12/2019

Boston-based Partners HealthCare is spending more than $100 million on a broad new digital health initiative designed to improve the patient experience and make health care more efficient. The five-year initiative will aim … officials said. “There’s going to be a dramatic growth in virtual care,” said Dr. Alistair Erskine, chief digital health officer at Partners. This will include remote monitoring for patients with chronic diseases — such as using …

Doctor On Demand Joins the Health Care Transformation Task Force | 11/6/2019

… or Task Force) announced today that Doctor On Demand has joined its membership. Doctor On Demand is a pioneer in virtual care and committed to providing affordable, high-quality care to the patients they serve … National Partnership for Women & Families Pacific Business Group on Health Partners Healthcare Premier Remedy Sentara Healthcare Trinity Health Washington State Health Care Authority UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust ABOUT DOCTOR ON DEMAND Doctor On Demand …

Community Health

Partners dissolves into Mass General Brigham. I’m quoted in the Boston Globe | 12/4/2019

Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital joined together as Partners HealthCare 25 years ago. Now they’re changing the name to Mass General Brigham, spending up to $100 million in the process. I’m … a topic for its own post (Harvard Pilgrim –originally Harvard Community Health Plan and soon to merge with Tufts but with no name announced yet– is a great example) but the simple answer is that …

Young Americans are dying at high rates and MGH may spend $100M to change its name | 12/1/2019

… in the care. Mass General / Partners may spend $100 million to change its name Changing healthcare is a huge job; Partners HealthCare is ready to spend as much as $100 million to re-brand as … full system would work together to take on a “leading community health issue”. That sounds like the kind of ground truth that could give the new brand meaning. Having it still be unstated just underscores …

Clinical Data

Visage demos semantic annotations at RSNA 2019 | 12/4/2019

Partners HealthCare – founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Clinical Data Science – are piloting Visage 7. Copyright © 2019 AuntMinnie.com To read this and get access to all of the exclusive content on AuntMinnie.com create a free account or sign-in now. Member Sign In …

NVIDIA Clara Federated Learning to Deliver AI to Hospitals | 12/2/2019

Partners HealthCare in New England also announced a new initiative using NVIDIA Clara FL. Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Center for Clinical Data Science will spearhead the work, leveraging data assets and clinical expertise of the Partners HealthCare system. In the U.K., NVIDIA is partnering with King’s College London and Owkin to create a federated learning platform for the National Health Service. The Owkin Connect platform running …

Enterprise Imaging

Visage demos semantic annotations at RSNA 2019 | 12/4/2019

Visage demos semantic annotations at RSNA 2019 By AuntMinnie.com staff writers December 4, 2019 – Enterprise imaging firm Visage Imaging is demonstrating semantic annotations for its Visage 7 enterprise imaging platform as works-in-progress at … models and integrates them directly into Visage 7. Nonprofit organization Partners HealthCare – founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Clinical Data Science – are piloting Visage 7. Copyright © 2019 AuntMinnie.com To …

Visage Introduces Semantic Annotations for Visage 7 – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 12/1/2019

… wholly owned subsidiary of Pro Medicus Ltd . (ASX: PME), has announced Visage will demonstrate semantic annotations for the Visage ® 7 Enterprise Imaging Platform as a works-in-progress, at the Radiological Society of North America … pilot implementation of Visage 7 semantic annotations is ongoing at Partners HealthCare Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Center for Clinical Data Science , where the framework is being defined and tested …

American College of Radiology

Visage demos semantic annotations at RSNA 2019 | 12/4/2019

… then be integrated into the radiologist’s diagnostic viewer. That’s precisely what Visage is working on. Visage is collaborating with the American College of Radiology (ACR) Data Science Institute to integrate Visage 7 semantic annotations with … models and integrates them directly into Visage 7. Nonprofit organization Partners HealthCare – founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Clinical Data Science – are piloting Visage 7. Copyright © 2019 AuntMinnie.com To …

Visage Introduces Semantic Annotations for Visage 7 – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 12/1/2019

… The algorithms output from those models can then be integrated into the radiologist’s diagnostic viewer.” Visage is working with the American College of Radiology (ACR) Data Science Institute TM to integrate Visage 7 semantic annotations … pilot implementation of Visage 7 semantic annotations is ongoing at Partners HealthCare Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Center for Clinical Data Science , where the framework is being defined and tested …

Medical Imaging

Winners Announced for First Annual Imaging Wire Awards | Business Wire | 12/3/2019

… the first open platform for developers, data scientists and radiologists to accelerate the development, deployment and adoption of AI for medical imaging. Burnout Fighter : Syam Reddy, MD, Clinical Chairman, University of Chicago Ingalls Memorial, Radiology … Algee of Columbus Regional Hospital, Dr. Keith J. Dreyer of Partners Healthcare, Dr. Terence A.S. Matalon of Einstein Healthcare Network, Dr. Jonathan Messinger of Baptist Health South Florida, Pooja Rao of Qure.ai, Dr. Irena Tocino …

NVIDIA Clara Federated Learning to Deliver AI to Hospitals | 12/2/2019

… and patient privacy must be preserved: ACR is piloting NVIDIA Clara FL in its AI-LAB, a national platform for medical imaging. The AI-LAB will allow the ACR’s 38,000 medical imaging members to securely … in the future across the broader University of California system. Partners HealthCare in New England also announced a new initiative using NVIDIA Clara FL. Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Center for Clinical …

Medical Research

Genome | What Is Personalized Medicine? | 12/3/2019

… medical research, going back to the time of William Harvey and the circulation of blood, in the 1600s, has there been more potential and promise for discovery that will benefit mankind in terms of the health of the species as where we are right now as a result of the Human Genome Project,” says Scott T. Weiss, scientific director at Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine at Harvard Medical …

Health Care Reform Articles - November 25, 2019 | 11/26/2019

… 43,763 out of 54,834 research project grant applications to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) were rejected. We will boost medical research by investing an additional $100 billion in guaranteed, mandatory spending in the NIH … all the options,” said Dr. Anne Klibanski, chief executive of Partners HealthCare, Massachusetts’ largest hospital network. Health care executives who support Medicare for All said it can be difficult to speak publicly. “There’s a strong …

Precision Medicine

Genome | What Is Personalized Medicine? | 12/3/2019

… preventing disease as it is at tailoring treatment once it’s there. Call it what you will — personalized medicine, genomic medicine, precision medicine. It’s an approach that emphasizes the ways in which your disease risks are … Human Genome Project,” says Scott T. Weiss, scientific director at Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Advances in technology have since accelerated the pace of discovery and lowered the cost …

AMRA Medical Announces Qatar Collaboration, Expanding its Global Patient Data Footprint | PR Newswire | 11/21/2019

… AMRA is a digital health company at the forefront of next generation phenotyping, combining AI and real-world data for precision medicine. The company has developed a new global standard in body composition assessment, the … Cornell Medical College-Qatar , the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Partners Healthcare, Boston . SOURCE AMRA Medical …

Telehealth

Google Alert - care plan | 11/28/2019

telehealth field, including video visits between patients and providers, but it’s had its eye on Tyto Care’s plans for … Flag as irrelevant Partners HealthCare Announces Name Change, New 5-Year Plan NBC10 Boston After months of work and requests for employee feedback, the largest health system in Massachusetts has a new name: Mass General Brigham. Flag as irrelevant How HIPAA-Compliant Communication Tools Can Prepare Home Healthcare for PDGM Security …

How 7 hospitals are spending innovation investment dollars: Partners, Kaiser Permanente & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/26/2019

… funding round for startup Socially Determined, which uses data analytics to match patients with social services and other resources. 3. Partners HealthCare in Boston funneled $80 million into two new investment funds: a $30 million … Eko, a startup developing AI technology for heart disease screening, telehealth and remote patient monitoring. 6. Bothell-based Molina Healthcare of Washington launched the Molina Community Innovation Fund, a three-year, $3 million initiative dedicated …

GE Healthcare

A Scanner Smartly: How Artificial Intelligence Is Making Healthcare Imaging Quicker, Kinder And More Efficient | 12/2/2019

… GE Healthcare, whose scientists and physicians will be deeply engaged at this year’s meeting, has done a lot of work at the intersection of healthcare imaging and artificial intelligence. Here’s a selection. Doctor Data Dr. Keith Dreyer is involved in a collaboration between Partners HealthCare and GE Healthcare to “integrate artificial intelligence into every aspect of the patient journey.” Image credit: Partners HealthCare. Top image credit: GE Healthcare. Dr. Keith …

GE Launches Program to Ease Artificial Intelligence Adoption | HealthIT Analytics | 11/27/2019

… help providers gain easier access to market-ready artificial intelligence algorithms and applications. Source: Getty Images By November 27, 2019 - GE Healthcare has launched the Edison Developer Program to accelerate artificial intelligence adoption and impact … AI adoption in the industry. The company is working with Partners HealthCare to develop and integrate deep learning tools across the entire continuum of care under the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital …

Cerner

Damo Consulting announces inaugural Board of Advisors | PRWeb | 11/14/2019

… Cerner. He joined Cerner as a part of the Siemens Health Services acquisition, where he was Chief Executive Officer. John is focused on advancing Cerner’s strategies and thought leadership position in the industry. Prior to Siemens, John was Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Partners HealthCare. He also previously served as Vice President of Information Systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He has been a Senior Advisor to the …

AI voice tech startup Suki partners with Google Cloud | Healthcare Dive | 10/30/2019

… AI software that understands patient-clinician conversations and automatically integrates that data into the patient’s medical record. Suki said it is already integrating with many EHR systems, including athenahealth’s Marketplace, Epic AppOrchard and Cerner, and plans to add more in the future. Recommended Reading …

Health Catalyst

Why Partners HealthCare invested $80M in 2 new funds to fuel future growth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/11/2019

On Oct. 21, Boston-based Partners HealthCare launched two new investment funds that support the health system’s continued innovation. Partners Healthcare Innovation’s initial fund grew from $35 million when it launched in 2008 to $171 … it had with Partners Innovation Fund investing in companies like Health Catalyst, which launched its IPO in July. The innovation fund initially partnered with Health Catalyst when it was a small company and over several …

CardioComm Solutions $EKG.ca – Hospitals to Test Music-Based #mHealth Platform for Stroke Treatment $ATE.ca $TLT.ca $OGI.ca $ACST.ca $IPA.ca | 10/31/2019

… MedRhythms is doing,” Putrino added. MedRhytms began as a digital therapy program launched out of Spaulding Rehab, part of the Partners HealthCare network, and has been building a portfolio of digital therapeutic treatments for treatment … healthcare.” This past June, the company announced a partnership with Health Catalyst’s new life sciences business to make its platform available to payers and providers looking for new ways to enhance stroke rehabilitation programs. “This …

Microsoft Health

AI voice tech startup Suki partners with Google Cloud | Healthcare Dive | 10/30/2019

… Earlier this month, Blue Shield of California announced it was partnering with Notable, a platform supported by Apple Watch that documents physician-patient interactions and uses machine learning. Also this month, tech giant Microsoft announced a partnership with clinical documentation company Nuance Communications to accelerate the development of ambient sensing tech, AI software that understands patient-clinician conversations and automatically integrates that data into the patient’s medical record. Suki said …

Microsoft Worldwide General Manager, Retail Health Innovation, To Take The Stage At The 2019 Connected Health Conference | PR Newswire | 10/9/2019

ARLINGTON, Va. and BOSTON Neil Jordan , Worldwide General Manager, Retail Health Innovation, Microsoft, will be a featured speaker next week at the 11th annual Connected Health Conference , hosted by the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance), a HIMSS innovation company, and Partners HealthCare. Jordan will be the subject of a Fireside Chat, interviewed by Steve Wretling , Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, HIMSS, to kick off this year’s conference ( October 17 , 8:20am …

Apple Health

AI voice tech startup Suki partners with Google Cloud | Healthcare Dive | 10/30/2019

… The e-commerce giant also offers a speech-to-text service under AWS , its cloud business. Earlier this month, Blue Shield of California announced it was partnering with Notable, a platform supported by Apple Watch that documents physician-patient interactions and uses machine learning. Also this month, tech giant Microsoft announced a partnership with clinical documentation company Nuance Communications to accelerate the development of ambient sensing tech, AI software that …

5 Innovations Strategies You Should Consider Now From a Global Perspective - HealthLeaders Media | 8/16/2019

… ARC Innovation Center . Zimlichman also works extensively with healthcare systems in the U.S., and formerly served as lead researcher at Partners HealthCare clinical affairs department in Boston. He shares five ideas to accelerate healthcare innovation … the hospitals that are around us; they are actually the Apples and Amazons and Googles of the world.” Yet realizing the potential of connected healthcare goes beyond the development of devices, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD …

Pfizer

Health Care Reform Articles - October 30, 2019 | 10/30/2019

… Kaiser Permanente, U.C.L.A. or any of the big health care systems in California? Can Elizabeth Warren ignore the needs of Partners HealthCare, Boston’s behemoth? (Bernie Sanders may be somewhat different on this front because Vermont … not continue to be placed at risk.” A spokeswoman for Pfizer, the sole supplier of vincristine in the United States, said that the company believed deliveries would meet patient needs through the end of the …

Measuring Digital Health Maturity: Review of the Top 10 Pharma Activity 2014-2019 | PR Newswire | 10/26/2019

… Partners Healthcare Pfizer Philips Plug and Play Roche Sanofi Voluntis Wellthy about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/jgwqg2 Research and Markets also offers Custom Research services providing focused, comprehensive and tailored research. Media Contact: Research and Markets Laura Wood , Senior Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716 …

Next IT Healthcare

Penrod Announces New Office, Team Growth in Portland | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

MILWAUKEE Penrod , a leading provider of custom-built Salesforce solutions, announced plans to expand into the Portland metro area as it prepares to double in size next year. The Portland office is preceded by locations in Milwaukee , Minneapolis , and Dallas , supporting Penrod’s growing healthcare and life sciences business on the West Coast. “We’re a growth-focused company and needed to meet the demand of our partners and clients,” explains Drew …

Global Artificial Intelligence Market in Healthcare Sector to Reach $28 Billion by 2025, Reports BIS Research | PR Newswire | 10/18/2017

… wide range of services including medical imaging, medical diagnostics and patient monitoring system using artificial intelligence. GE Healthcare collaborated with Partners HealthCare to integrate artificial intelligence throughout every part of the patient experience. This ten … GE Healthcare, Medtronic PLC, Enlitic Inc., Alphabet Inc., NVIDIA Corporation, Next IT Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson Services Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., International Business Machines Corporation, Intel Corporation, Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Flatiron Health Inc., and …

IM Health

TribalVision Asia Partners with Elite Healthcare Education Institution to Advance the Emerging Patient-Centric Care Approach in the US | PRWeb | 10/29/2019

TribalVision Asia , a division of TribalVision Worldwide that helps forward-thinking Asian companies expand into the US market, announced a strategic alliance with Professional Education Center (PEC). The companies are combining TribalVision Asia’s expertise in marketing and business development with PEC’s accredited education courses and programs for healthcare professionals who want to further specialize in their respective industries. TribalVision Asia will also offer a range of Korea’s highly advanced medtech …

Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Announce Merger | HealthPayer Intelligence | 8/15/2019

… care, quality of health, and the patient experience. Source: Xtelligent Healthcare Media August 15, 2019 - Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will be merging, the two companies have announced . The new company, whose … patient experience. Harvard Pilgrim was previously in merger negotiations with Partners HealthCare back in 2018. Harvard Pilgrim’s goal at the time was to achieve strong patient outcomes, address high healthcare costs, and improve patient experiences …

Quest Diagnostics

Aflac Corporate Ventures makes strategic investment in Sharecare to accelerate digital health innovation and the well-being of Georgia | PR Newswire | 10/29/2019

… Trinity Health, the Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund and CareFirst; media companies Discovery Communications, Harpo Productions and Sony Pictures Television; high growth technology investment firms such as Claritas Capital; noted crossover fund Wellington Management; Quest Diagnostics; Wells Fargo; and Swiss Re, one of the world’s largest reinsurance providers. Since its founding, Sharecare has raised more than $425 million in total capital. Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC acted as financial advisor to Sharecare …

Community hospitals in Mass. team up to save money - The Boston Globe | 4/21/2019

… the effort. The alliance is open only to independent community hospitals — not to those owned by large systems such as Partners HealthCare or the new Beth Israel Lahey Health . “As community hospitals, we want to … Advertisement Several of the hospitals have signed a contract with Quest Diagnostics, a company that processes blood tests. The arrangement allowed the hospitals to lower their costs by contracting together — South Shore said it is …

Merck

Measuring Digital Health Maturity: Review of the Top 10 Pharma Activity 2014-2019 | PR Newswire | 10/26/2019

… accounted for 2.8% of overall pharma acquisitions. Only 2 of the 10 have made acquisitions in digital health (Roche and Merck) The top 10 pharma companies have contributed to 114 investments and 8 acquisitions within … J&J Livongo Merck MySugr Noona Novartis NovoAir OneDrop Owlstone Partners Healthcare Pfizer Philips Plug and Play Roche Sanofi Voluntis Wellthy about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/jgwqg2 Research and Markets also offers Custom …

Healthtech company, HealthXL, expands operations with new investment and brings in two new Board members | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

… Merck, Philips, Partners Healthcare, Bupa, Guidewell, Health Catalyst, among others. The investment will be used to continue to grow the teams in Ireland , Portugal and USA . Sinead Heaney , Partner, BDO commented, “The team at HealthXL have achieved significant success to date demonstrated by the calibre of their clients. This is an impressive company in an exciting space with with highly experienced team. We are delighted to be on board to …

Partners Innovation Fund

Why Partners HealthCare invested $80M in 2 new funds to fuel future growth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/11/2019

On Oct. 21, Boston-based Partners HealthCare launched two new investment funds that support the health system’s continued innovation. Partners Healthcare Innovation’s initial fund grew from $35 million when it launched in 2008 to $171 … years.” Partners hopes to replicate the success it had with Partners Innovation Fund investing in companies like Health Catalyst, which launched its IPO in July. The innovation fund initially partnered with Health Catalyst when it …

Partners HealthCare creates funds for AI development, digital tools | Healthcare IT News | 10/25/2019

… and the Translational Innovation Fund, which will provide $50 million in funding over six years. October 25, 2019 12:37 PM Partners HealthCare, a health system founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General, has … Translation Fund and the Translational Innovation Fund join the organization’s Partners Innovation Fund, which was formed more than a decade ago and leveraged Partners’ intellectual and financial capital to advance science and medical technology. The …

Partners Healthcare Innovation

Why Partners HealthCare invested $80M in 2 new funds to fuel future growth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/11/2019

On Oct. 21, Boston-based Partners HealthCare launched two new investment funds that support the health system’s continued innovation. Partners Healthcare Innovation’s initial fund grew from $35 million when it launched in 2008 to $171 million this year, including 37 portfolio companies and spin-offs. The new funds focus on life sciences, artificial intelligence and digital technology development. The Partners HealthCare Artificial Intelligence and Digital Translation Fund has initial funding …

Partners HealthCare Invests $80M in Artificial Intelligence | HealthIT Analytics | 10/24/2019

Tools & Strategies News Partners HealthCare Invests $80M in Artificial Intelligence Partners HealthCare has created new investment funds to support ventures in artificial intelligence and healthcare technology development. Source: Thinkstock By October 24, 2019 - Partners HealthCare … and life sciences,” noted Roger Kitterman, VP of Venture at Partners HealthCare Innovation and Managing Partner of the Funds. “Advancing highly promising pre-clinical technologies toward commercialization means patients will have greater access to potentially …

Flare Capital Partners

Partners In Health Names Dr. Sheila Davis Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 6/6/2019

… globally.” Dr. Davis will build on the legacy of Dr. Gottlieb, a longtime Partners In Health board member who left Partners HealthCare in 2015 to become CEO of Partners In Health a few months after … and in an advisory role as an executive partner at Flare Capital Partners. “I, along with the Partners In Health Board, could not be more excited to have Sheila at the helm, to lead us …

Partners In Health Names Dr. Sheila Davis Chief Executive Officer | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 6/5/2019

… globally.” Dr. Davis will build on the legacy of Dr. Gottlieb, a longtime Partners In Health board member who left Partners HealthCare in 2015 to become CEO of Partners In Health a few months after … and in an advisory role as an executive partner at Flare Capital Partners. “I, along with the Partners In Health Board, could not be more excited to have Sheila at the helm, to lead us …

Massachusetts General Physicians Organization

Dr. Timothy Ferris, Chairman and CEO of Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, Joins Health Catalyst Board | PR Newswire | 1/23/2018

Dr. Timothy Ferris, Chairman and CEO of Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, Joins Health Catalyst Board News provided by 07:55 ET Share this article SALT LAKE CITY Health Catalyst , a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support … at both Mass General and its Boston -based parent organization, Partners HealthCare, an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes community hospitals, primary care and specialty physicians, specialty facilities, community health centers and other health-related …

Norwest Venture Partners

Hunter Muller: Record-Breaking Year for HMG Strategy Demonstrates the Depth & Strength of the World’s Strongest Technology Executive Network; HMG Strategy Thanks Participating Sponsors and Executives | PR Newswire | 12/8/2017

… Security Officer, Johnson Controls ; Lisa Nichols , CEO, Technology Partners; Adam Noble , SVP & CIO, GAF Materials Corporation; Jim Noga , VP & CIO, Partners HealthCare; Amit Pandey , CEO, Avi Networks ; Georgia Papathomas , VP & CIO, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals; Kevin … Giants; Yvonne Scott , CIO, Crowe Horwath LLP; Rama Sekhar , Partner, Norwest Venture Partners; Yasmin Shah , SIM San Diego Co-Founder and CIO and Board Member, Village to Village Network; Naresh Shanker , CIO, HP Inc.; Daniel …

Safeguard Scientifics

Global $11.4 Billion Pancreatic Cancer Diagnostics Using Artificial Intelligence for Hospitals | PR Newswire | 10/27/2017

Partners HealthCare, IBM, and GE Healthcare 3.2 IBM Watson 3.3 Google’s AI Subsidiary DeepMind is Partnering With Another UK hospital 3.4 Prognos 4. Hospital Artificial Intelligence Research and Technology: 4.1 Research at Google 4.2 IBM AI Research 4.3 Google and Nvidia Artificial Intelligence 5. Hospital Artificial Intelligence Companies 5.1 Alphabet / Google 5.2 General Electric (GE) 5.3 IBM 5.4 Prognos 5.5 Quest Diagnostics 5.6 Safeguard Scientifics Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial …

Pancreatic Cancer Diagnostics Using Artificial Intelligence for Hospitals: Worldwide Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts 2017-2023 - Research and Markets | Business Wire | 10/27/2017

Partners HealthCare, IBM, and GE Healthcare 3.2 IBM Watson 3.3 Google’s AI Subsidiary DeepMind is Partnering With Another UK hospital 3.4 Prognos 4. Hospital Artificial Intelligence Research and Technology: 4.1 Research at Google 4.2 IBM AI Research 4.3 Google and Nvidia Artificial Intelligence 5. Hospital Artificial Intelligence Companies 5.1 Alphabet / Google 5.2 General Electric (GE) 5.3 IBM 5.4 Prognos 5.5 Quest Diagnostics 5.6 Safeguard Scientifics Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Partners dissolves into Mass General Brigham. I’m quoted in the Boston Globe | 12/4/2019

Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital joined together as Partners HealthCare 25 years ago. Now they’re changing the name to Mass General Brigham, spending up to $100 million in the process. I’m quoted on the subject in a recent front page Boston Globe article ( In major rebranding, Partners HealthCare to change name to Mass General Brigham ) . What’s in a name, you may ask? In this case it’s …

Reprogramming the Inner Ear to Regrow Hair Cells Shows Promise to be an Effective Target for Hearing Loss Treatments | 12/4/2019

Massachusetts General Hospital were also co-authors. About Massachusetts Eye and Ear Massachusetts Eye and Ear, founded in 1824, is an international center for treatment and research and a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. A member of Partners HealthCare, Mass. Eye and Ear specializes in ophthalmology (eye care) and otolaryngology–head and neck surgery (ear, nose and throat care). Mass. Eye and Ear clinicians provide care ranging from the …

Harvard Medical School

Reprogramming the Inner Ear to Regrow Hair Cells Shows Promise to be an Effective Target for Hearing Loss Treatments | 12/4/2019

… the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories at Mass. Eye and Ear, and an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School. “These findings of renewed proliferation and hair cell generation in a fully … a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. A member of Partners HealthCare, Mass. Eye and Ear specializes in ophthalmology (eye care) and otolaryngology–head and neck surgery (ear, nose and throat care). Mass. Eye and …

Bioinformatics/Data Scientist | Nature | 12/4/2019

… on January 31, 2020 Position in Bioinformatics/Data Science Bayer/Partners Pulmonary Drug Discovery Laboratory at Brigham and Womens Hospital Partners HealthCare is looking for an exceptional Bioinformatician/Data Scientist to join the Pulmonary Drug … pipelines for data mining. Brigham and Womens Hospital is a Harvard Medical School affiliated institution, with over 1000 principal investigators. The Channing Division of Network Medicine is a research division within the Department of Medicine …

Mayo Clinic

Young Americans are dying at high rates and MGH may spend $100M to change its name | 12/1/2019

… in the care. Mass General / Partners may spend $100 million to change its name Changing healthcare is a huge job; Partners HealthCare is ready to spend as much as $100 million to re-brand as … is a natural differentiation to draw against NY Presbyterian or Mayo Clinic. However, locally Beth Israel, Dana Farber and Boston Children’s Hospital all have relationships to HMS too. Is there a way to carve out …

Health Care Reform Articles - November 25, 2019 | 11/26/2019

… I think we need to be very thoughtful and explore all the options,” said Dr. Anne Klibanski, chief executive of Partners HealthCare, Massachusetts’ largest hospital network. Health care executives who support Medicare for All said … when it comes to EHR usability. A recent study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings asked 870 to rate their EHR usability using the “System Usability Scale” (SUS) a metric used across industries to measure usability of …

Care New England

Partners HealthCare announces rebrand along with 5-year strategic plan | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

by Tina Reed Nov 27, 2019 12:39pm Partners Healthcare—which is Massachusett’s largest health system—will be now known as Mass General Brigham. (Getty/Sean Pavone) Partners HealthCare System—which is Massachusetts’ largest health system … CEO of Partners HealthCare. RELATED: Partners HealthCare ends bid for Care New England health system “Introducing our new name and implementing our strategy will require careful planning and collaboration,” she said. “Our next step is …

Sanford Health, UnityPoint ‘megamerger’ deal called off | FierceHealthcare | 11/13/2019

Partners HealthCare to acquire Care New England—Rhode Island’s second largest health system— was stymied following a request by Rhode Island’s governor that the health system continue to explore efforts to create a “unified, local system” with state-based institutions Brown University and Lifespan. Earlier this month, California regulators rejected a proposed merger between Adventist Health System and St. Joseph Health System. Read more on …

Kaiser Permanente

How 7 hospitals are spending innovation investment dollars: Partners, Kaiser Permanente & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/26/2019

Partners HealthCare in Boston funneled $80 million into two new investment funds: a $30 million Artificial Intelligence and Digital Translation Fund and a $50 million Translational Innovation Fund. 4. Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente and Renton, Wash.-based Providence Ventures both contributed to a $73 million funding round to support the expansion of startup Omada Health’s digital care platform for diabetes and hypertension. 5. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., joined …

AI of Sensors: Preview of the Sensors Summit, Dec. 10-12, San Diego | 11/15/2019

… transformed by the combination of these technologies. Thursday afternoon at 1:30 John Mattison , Assistant Medical Director, Chief Health Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente; Faculty at Singularity University, will expound on the future of healthcare and intelligent … Thursday afternoon at 3:30 Sujay Kakarmath , Digital Health Scientist at Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs, can explain how data gleaned from EMRs is helping healthcare IoT devices work better. Thursday afternoon at 2:00 moderator Laura Kassovic …

Northwell Health

A great attitude, agility and critical thinking: The qualities 8 healthcare leaders look for in an ideal revenue cycle team member | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/25/2019

… responses were lightly edited for length and clarity. Gerard Brogan Jr., MD Senior vice president and chief revenue officer at Northwell Health (New Hyde Park, N.Y.) The revenue cycle is a very complex function and … Mary Beth Remorenko Vice president of revenue cycle operations at Partners HealthCare (Boston) I look for critical thinking skills, particularly for revenue cycle employees of the future. As we’re continuing to automate a lot of …

Mass General, Northwell Health pay millions to settle concurrent surgery suits | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/8/2019

Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital and New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health have agreed to pay millions of dollars to resolve lawsuits related to the practice of double-booking surgeries, The Boston Globe reports … care we deliver at MGH,” Anne Klibanski, MD, Boston-based Partners HealthCare president and CEO, said in a joint statement with hospital officials. Partners is Mass General’s parent organization. “Lenox Hill Hospital and Northwell Health

Allina Health

A great attitude, agility and critical thinking: The qualities 8 healthcare leaders look for in an ideal revenue cycle team member | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/25/2019

… who stays the course in order to drive the best outcomes. Amy Keding Vice president of HR talent acquisition at Allina Health (Minneapolis) When I look for an ideal team member for Allina Health, there … Mary Beth Remorenko Vice president of revenue cycle operations at Partners HealthCare (Boston) I look for critical thinking skills, particularly for revenue cycle employees of the future. As we’re continuing to automate a lot of …

Prime Therapeutics hires Kenneth H. Paulus as president and CEO | PR Newswire | 4/11/2019

… the health of their members. It’s a wonderful privilege and honor.” From 2005 to 2015, Paulus held leadership roles at Allina Health; including CEO, president and chief operating officer (COO). Based in Minneapolis , Allina is … COO of Partners Community Healthcare, the risk-bearing entity of Partners Healthcare System. Paulus earned a degree in biological sciences from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., and a Master’s in Health Care Administration from …

Centura Health

A great attitude, agility and critical thinking: The qualities 8 healthcare leaders look for in an ideal revenue cycle team member | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/25/2019

… supports learning and growth and focus on delivering excellence and succeeding together. Bret Kelsey Vice president of revenue management at Centura Health (Centennial, Colo.) When hiring, Centura looks for someone who has initiative, personal drive … Mary Beth Remorenko Vice president of revenue cycle operations at Partners HealthCare (Boston) I look for critical thinking skills, particularly for revenue cycle employees of the future. As we’re continuing to automate a lot of …

27 recent hospital, health system executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/25/2019

Centura Health appointed Isaac Sendros CEO of its Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, Colo., effective Nov. 25.29. Boston-based Partners HealthCare has selected Ravi Thadhani, MD, to serve as chief academic officer, effective Nov. 11.30. Northeastern Health System in Tahlequah, Okla., has tapped Rick Wagner to serve as CFO.31. Lewiston-based Central Maine Healthcare has selected John Whitlock to serve as CFO.32. James Wyatt, MD, was named CMO …

Cleveland Clinic

Damo Consulting announces inaugural Board of Advisors | PRWeb | 11/14/2019

… strategies and thought leadership position in the industry. Prior to Siemens, John was Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Partners HealthCare. He also previously served as Vice President of Information Systems at Brigham and … NCQA) Edward Marx has served as Chief Information Officer at Cleveland Clinic, a $10 billion medical system where he was responsible for the development and execution of IT strategic planning and governance, driving optimal resource …

Doctor On Demand Joins the Health Care Transformation Task Force | 11/6/2019

Cleveland Clinic Community Catalyst Dignity Health Doctor On Demand Encompass Health Evolent Health Geisinger HRHCare Kaiser Permanente Mark McClellan Mental Health America National Health Law Program National Partnership for Women & Families Pacific Business Group on Health Partners Healthcare Premier Remedy Sentara Healthcare Trinity Health Washington State Health Care Authority UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust ABOUT DOCTOR ON DEMAND Doctor On Demand, the nation’s leading virtual care provider, is reimagining what …

St. Joseph Health

Sanford Health, UnityPoint ‘megamerger’ deal called off | FierceHealthcare | 11/13/2019

Partners HealthCare to acquire Care New England—Rhode Island’s second largest health system— was stymied following a request by Rhode Island’s governor that the health system continue to explore efforts to create a “unified, local system” with state-based institutions Brown University and Lifespan. Earlier this month, California regulators rejected a proposed merger between Adventist Health System and St. Joseph Health System. Read more on …

Twistle raises $16 to automate patient engagement | VentureBeat | 10/29/2019

… But HEP managing partner Ezra Mehlman notes that Twistle is already seeing uptake, with customers including UC Irvine Health, Trinity Health, AdventistHealth, Pulse Heart Institute, Lutheran General Hospital, University of Rochester Medicine, Providence St. Joseph Health, and others signing on. “In our conversations with them, we hear the priority their executives are assigning to hyper-individualized care plans and asynchronous patient communications,” Mehlman said. “They see these as the keys …

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

CEOs of Harvard Pilgrim and Tufts Health Plan make their case for a merger - The Boston Globe | 12/1/2019

… two of Massachusetts’ largest insurers have begun making the pitch for why they, too, should merge. The chief executives of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan told the Globe they must combine in … merger, creating a big new hospital system to compete with Partners HealthCare. Croswell and Carson did not detail how they plan to cut costs through their merger. They acknowledged there would be some layoffs — in …

Partners HealthCare announces rebrand along with 5-year strategic plan | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

by Tina Reed Nov 27, 2019 12:39pm Partners Healthcare—which is Massachusett’s largest health system—will be now known as Mass General Brigham. (Getty/Sean Pavone) Partners HealthCare System—which is Massachusetts’ largest health system … than a year after Partners also tabled merger discussions with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. “The overall aim of our strategy and new name is to create the premier integrated health care system of the future …

Molina Healthcare

How 7 hospitals are spending innovation investment dollars: Partners, Kaiser Permanente & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/26/2019

… funding round for startup Socially Determined, which uses data analytics to match patients with social services and other resources. 3. Partners HealthCare in Boston funneled $80 million into two new investment funds: a $30 million … disease screening, telehealth and remote patient monitoring. 6. Bothell-based Molina Healthcare of Washington launched the Molina Community Innovation Fund, a three-year, $3 million initiative dedicated to investing in nonprofit organizations to improve healthcare …

Hunter Muller: Record-Breaking Year for HMG Strategy Demonstrates the Depth & Strength of the World’s Strongest Technology Executive Network; HMG Strategy Thanks Participating Sponsors and Executives | PR Newswire | 12/8/2017

… Hill , Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal; Bruce Hoffmeister , Global CIO, Marriott International; Steve Holland , Leadership Team, Amazon; Rich Hopfer , Former CIO, Molina Healthcare; Jeanette Horan , Former IBM Executive, Experienced Board Member; E. Jeffrey Hutchinson , SVP & Global … Noble , SVP & CIO, GAF Materials Corporation; Jim Noga , VP & CIO, Partners HealthCare; Amit Pandey , CEO, Avi Networks ; Georgia Papathomas , VP & CIO, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals; Kevin Parlette , VP, IT (CIO), Dana Incorporated; Jeetu Patel , Chief Product …

Tufts Health Plan

CommonWealth Magazine | 11/3/2019

More CEOs testify before the Health Policy Commission. From left, Thomas Croswell, president and CEO of Tufts Health Plan; Sandra Fenwick, CEO of Boston Children’s Hospital; Kim Hollon president and CEO of Signature Healthcare of Brockton; Anne Klibanski, president and CEO of Partners HealthCare; Steven Strongwater, president and CEO of Atrius Health; and Kevin Tabb, president and CEO of Beth Israel Lahey Health. (Photo by Bruce Mohl) Five takeaways from …

Health care leaders grapple with how to lower spending, not just slow growth | The Business Journals | 10/24/2019

… a dozen communities, and is investing in primary care and behavioral health care, he said. The president and CEO of Tufts Health Plan, Thomas Croswell , said the insurer is trying to entice patients to lower … and CEO of the largest health system in the state, Partners HealthCare, said her health system is transferring patients from its academic medical centers to community hospitals. The health system has also removed $375 million …

Health Net

Syapse Leverages Machine Data Analytics to Safeguard Global Patient Data | HIT Consultant | 10/30/2019

Syapse and Sumo Logic have released an announcement furthering the support and delivery of valuable real-world data-based insights to its health system and life sciences partners. – Sumo Logic’s standardized process, security and audit capabilities are helping Syapse through a global health system network, adhere to strict healthcare data regulations. Sumo Logic , the leader in continuous intelligence , today announced that Syapse has chosen Sumo Logic to support the delivery …

Delaware Valley Accountable Care Wins 2019 Doyle Award for Innovative Post-Acute Care Strategy | PRWeb | 10/30/2019

MCG Health , part of the Hearst Health network and a leading provider of informed care strategies, has named Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization (DVACO) a recipient of the 2019 Richard L. Doyle Award for Innovation and Leadership in Healthcare. The Philadelphia-area ACO was recognized for implementing a unique post-acute strategy which significantly reduced patient length of stay in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and improved care coordination across the …

Aetna

10 healthcare deals that made headlines this year | FierceHealthcare | 10/7/2019

Aetna clear judge’s unprecedented review Beth Israel, Lahey Health finalize long-simmering merger Centene Corporation makes move to acquire WellCare Health Plans Blue Cross NC, Cambia Health Solutions pause partnership Partners HealthCare, Care New England Health System ice merger talks Anthem eyes provider market with Beacon Health Options acquisition UnitedHealth Group’s DaVita Medical Group buy reaches finish line UnitedHealth Group snaps up Equian Sanford Health, UnityPoint Health unveil ‘megamerger’ plans …

CVS moving to change healthcare: A timeline since the Aetna acquisition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Since buying health insurer Aetna in November, CVS Health has emphasized holistic healthcare rather than just selling medicine. The company said it hopes its strategic shift will lead to healthier communities and lower healthcare costs … Chaguturu served as chief population health officer for Boston-based Partners HealthCare. Aug. 5. CVS Health expands its pharmacy loyalty and membership program nationwide. The CarePass program offers delivery of products ranging from shampoo to …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Serious illness care coalition names new executive director | The Business Journals | 9/9/2019

… be greater than the sum of its parts.” She will keep her job as senior director of strategic initiatives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. She previously held an administrative role within the coalition’s … within the Massachusetts healthcare scene, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Partners HealthCare, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. Gosline, a former health care journalist, defined a serious illness as one with a high risk of mortality …

On the attack against opioid addiction - The Boston Globe | 11/20/2017

Partners HealthCare , General Electric Co., Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts , and 1199SEIU , the health care workers’ union. Burns moved from Blue Cross Blue Shield’s foundation to become Rize’s new executive director in August. The staff is intentionally small: Burns is joined by an administrative assistant, and there are plans to hire two other people soon. Blue Cross donates office space to Rize at the insurer’s Back Bay headquarters. Advertisement …

MassHealth

Care New England’s third quarter is profitable after merger talks end | Modern Healthcare | 7/29/2019

… health system announced earlier this month that it withdrew from talks with Lifespan and Brown University, about a month after Partners HealthCare said it would back out to facilitate the three-system deal. The board … Hospital starting in the second quarter of 2019 as a MassHealth accountable care organization model drew away Medicaid patients. “The greatest financial challenges facing the system this year include patient volumes, specifically, NICU, medical/surgical …

Partners HealthCare ends fiscal year in the black despite industry turmoil | The Business Journals | 12/8/2017

… 2017, 1:00pm EST Despite a tumultuous health care landscape and continued pressure from state regulators to hold down medical spending, Partners HealthCare emerged from fiscal 2017 in the black, and is projecting positive strides for … business, although 66 percent of its 368,252 members are still MassHealth members. Also, the insurer also grew its business on the commercial side, where reimbursements are often higher than those the hospital receives from Medicaid …

Healthspan

Joe Kvedar, MD Elected Next President of American Telemedicine Association | HIT Consultant | 7/25/2019

… joe-kvedar-md-elected-next-president-of-american-telemedicine-association/. Captcha Dr. Kvedar is Vice President of Connected Health at Partners HealthCare The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced the election of Joseph C. Kvedar … subject: The New Mobile Age: How Technology Will Extend the Healthspan and Optimize the Lifespan (2017) and The Internet of Healthy Things (2015), and more than 1,000 publications. Beating The Drum on Telehealth Adoption “ATA …

Bon Secours Mercy Health to sell majority stake of RCM to PE firm | Modern Healthcare | 5/30/2019

… were an urgent priority and expected to yield a return in the next three years, a study from Boston-based Partners HealthCare and healthcare private equity firm Fitzroy Health found. Pressure on reimbursement rates from … Those losses included an impairment charge on the now-defunct HealthSpan Partners’ investment in Summa and merger-related costs. That compared to $72.9 million in recurring operating income on revenue of $2.69 billion over the …

Neighborhood Health Plan

New Partners chief no stranger to role of uniter - The Boston Globe | 6/27/2019

… different backgrounds could turn out to be particularly valuable. Klibanski is the new chief executive of Mass. General’s parent company, Partners HealthCare, where she faces similar challenges on a much larger scale. She is charged … It also owns an insurance company, AllWays Health Partners (formerly Neighborhood Health Plan). Partners hospitals are considered among the best in the country, but in Massachusetts they have also faced criticism for using their market …

Partners HealthCare ends fiscal year in the black despite industry turmoil | The Business Journals | 12/8/2017

… 2017, 1:00pm EST Despite a tumultuous health care landscape and continued pressure from state regulators to hold down medical spending, Partners HealthCare emerged from fiscal 2017 in the black, and is projecting positive strides for … The insurance arm of the organization saw the biggest strides. Neighborhood Health Plan reported an operating gain of $46 million in fiscal 2017. That compares to an operating loss of $104 million in fiscal 2016 …

Cigna

Wall Street, K Street step up criticism of ‘Medicare for All’ - POLITICO | 4/19/2019

… All” has sent health care stocks plummeting since the Vermont independent unveiled his latest version last week. (UnitedHealth, Anthem and Cigna alone have lost more than $40 billion in market value.) But Wall Street analysts … Magazine. That pits the association — which represents power players like Partners HealthCare’s Mass. General and Brigham and Women’s — against most of the state’s congressional delegation, which includes Medicare for All proponents like Sen. Elizabeth Warren …

Hunter Muller: Record-Breaking Year for HMG Strategy Demonstrates the Depth & Strength of the World’s Strongest Technology Executive Network; HMG Strategy Thanks Participating Sponsors and Executives | PR Newswire | 12/8/2017

… President, SIM New Jersey; Jack Barsky , Former IT Executive, Author & Public Speaker; Chris Bedi , CIO, ServiceNow; James Beeson , VP & CISO, Cigna; Delaney Bellinger , VP & CIO, Huntsman Corporation; Christopher Bernard , Managing Director, Global Security & Risk, Cushman … Noble , SVP & CIO, GAF Materials Corporation; Jim Noga , VP & CIO, Partners HealthCare; Amit Pandey , CEO, Avi Networks ; Georgia Papathomas , VP & CIO, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals; Kevin Parlette , VP, IT (CIO), Dana Incorporated; Jeetu Patel , Chief Product …

Anne Klibanski

Mass General, Northwell Health pay millions to settle concurrent surgery suits | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/8/2019

… Anne Klibanski, MD, Boston-based Partners HealthCare president and CEO, said in a joint statement with hospital officials. Partners is Mass General’s parent organization. “Lenox Hill Hospital and Northwell Health have entered into a final settlement with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, resolving civil claims regarding non-compliance with federal Medicare billing requirements. The government’s investigation involved a former Lenox Hill surgeon who …

MGH settles for $13m with doctor who challenged double-booked surgeries - The Boston Globe | 11/7/2019

… Anne Klibanski, chief executive of Partners HealthCare, parent company of MGH, said she was pleased that the lawsuit had been resolved and, in a startling reversal by the institution, credited Burke for drawing attention to the safety issue. “We are very grateful for Dr. Burke’s efforts to shine a light on questions of surgical safety and quality that led to the development of important improvements in our institutional policies and …

Charlie Baker

CommonWealth Magazine | 11/3/2019

… of Boston Children’s Hospital; Kim Hollon president and CEO of Signature Healthcare of Brockton; Anne Klibanski, president and CEO of Partners HealthCare; Steven Strongwater, president and CEO of Atrius Health; and Kevin Tabb, president and … was the most interesting. Part of it was timing – Gov. Charlie Baker is pushing major health care legislation and national health care policy is in flux – but part of it was also the players involved …

Health care leaders grapple with how to lower spending, not just slow growth | The Business Journals | 10/24/2019

… on the cost curve going forward.” Dr. Anne Klibanski , president and CEO of the largest health system in the state, Partners HealthCare, said her health system is transferring patients from its academic medical centers to … all of us.” Meanwhile, a proposal this week from Gov. Charlie Baker seeks to upend the current health care system by mandating increased spending on primary and behavioral health care and reigning in pharmacy spending …

Peter Markell

CommonWealth Magazine | 11/3/2019

… of Boston Children’s Hospital; Kim Hollon president and CEO of Signature Healthcare of Brockton; Anne Klibanski, president and CEO of Partners HealthCare; Steven Strongwater, president and CEO of Atrius Health; and Kevin Tabb, president and … ratchet up. And on the commercial health care spending side, Peter Markell, the chief financial officer of Partners HealthCare, warned us last May that wage growth pressure could fuel demand for higher price increases. Campbell …

Partners HealthCare has a question for employees: What should its new name be? | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/20/2019

Boston-based Partners HealthCare is seeking input from employees to develop a new name that better reflects its academic medical centers, according to the Boston Business Journal . Partners HealthCare has spent months considering whether to adopt a new name. The health system has a task force at the executive level focused on the issue, and it’s seeking a marketing team to help determine the scope and cost of a rebrand …

Joseph C. Kvedar

ATA appoints 4 new board members | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/30/2019

… Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, was elected president, effective in April 2020. Dr. Kvedar, who serves as vice president of connected health at Boston-based Partners HealthCare, previously served as ATA president from 2004-05. ATA comprises a network of technology solution providers, payers and partner organizations focused on advancing industry adoption of telemedicine. More articles on leadership and management …

5 Innovations Strategies You Should Consider Now From a Global Perspective - HealthLeaders Media | 8/16/2019

… ARC Innovation Center . Zimlichman also works extensively with healthcare systems in the U.S., and formerly served as lead researcher at Partners HealthCare clinical affairs department in Boston. He shares five ideas to accelerate healthcare innovation … potential of connected healthcare goes beyond the development of devices, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, vice president of Connected Health at Partners HealthCare in Boston, told HealthLeaders in May . It is rooted in changing healthcare culture …

Elizabeth Warren

Health Care Reform Articles - October 30, 2019 | 10/30/2019

Elizabeth Warren ignore the needs of Partners HealthCare, Boston’s behemoth? (Bernie Sanders may be somewhat different on this front because Vermont doesn’t have any nationally ranked hospitals .) Beyond that, hospitals are often beloved by constituents. It’s easy to get voters riled up about a drug maker in Silicon Valley or an insurer in Hartford. It’s much riskier to try to direct their venom at the place where their children were …

Analysis: How Your Beloved Hospital Helps To Drive Up Health Care Costs | Kaiser Health News | 9/5/2019

Elizabeth Warren ignore the needs of Partners HealthCare, Boston’s behemoth? (Bernie Sanders may be somewhat different on this front because a href=”https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/vt” Vermont doesn’t have any nationally ranked hospitals /a .) /p p Beyond that, hospitals are often beloved by constituents. It’s easy to get voters riled up about a drugmaker in Silicon Valley or an insurer in Hartford. It’s much riskier to try to …

Kamala Harris

Health Care Reform Articles - October 30, 2019 | 10/30/2019

Kamala Harris ignore the requests of Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, U.C.L.A. or any of the big health care systems in California? Can Elizabeth Warren ignore the needs of Partners HealthCare, Boston’s behemoth? (Bernie Sanders may be somewhat different on this front because Vermont doesn’t have any nationally ranked hospitals .) Beyond that, hospitals are often beloved by constituents. It’s easy to get voters riled up about a drug maker in Silicon …

Analysis: How Your Beloved Hospital Helps To Drive Up Health Care Costs | Kaiser Health News | 9/5/2019

Kamala Harris ignore the requests of Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, UCLA or any of the big health care systems in California? Can Elizabeth Warren ignore the needs of Partners HealthCare, Boston’s behemoth? (Bernie Sanders may be somewhat different on this front because a href=”https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/vt” Vermont doesn’t have any nationally ranked hospitals /a .) /p p Beyond that, hospitals are often beloved by constituents. It’s easy …

Chris Coburn

Partners HealthCare Invests $80M in Artificial Intelligence | HealthIT Analytics | 10/24/2019

Tools & Strategies News Partners HealthCare Invests $80M in Artificial Intelligence Partners HealthCare has created new investment funds to support ventures in artificial intelligence and healthcare technology development. Source: Thinkstock By October 24, 2019 - Partners HealthCare … financing between initial funding and longer-term venture investment,” said Chris Coburn, Chief Innovation Officer, Partners HealthCare. “These funds will address these gaps and provide the resources to quickly advance technologies in some of the …

The strategy behind building a top innovation team at 7 health systems | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/8/2019

… Chris Coburn. Chief Innovation Officer of Partners HealthCare (Boston): By philosophy, they are all business developers in one way or another. By training, we principally have MDs, PhDs, and MBAs on our team. They are all uniformly committed to executing their work at the highest standards. There is a requisite capability on the technical, operational or deal-making side. Our entire team is energized to be an element of moving …

Dayal McCluskey

Virtual ‘scribes’ help doctors focus on patients, not note-taking - The Boston Globe | 10/8/2019

… are using virtual scribes, and the hospital has plans to roll out the service to hundreds of additional doctors. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital — which along with Mass. General is part of the Partners HealthCare system — a handful of doctors started working with virtual scribes this summer. The Brigham plans to sign up at least 100 physicians within the next 12 months. Advertisement For years, Dr. Michael J. Healey has …

Former Partners chief made $6.1 million in 2017 - The Boston Globe | 8/16/2019

Former Partners chief made $6.1 million in 2017 By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey Globe Staff , August 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m. View Comments Dr. David Torchiana. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff/File 2015) The former chief executive of Partners HealthCare, the state’s largest health care provider, received $6.1 million in compensation in 2017, topping the list of Boston hospital executives. Dr. David Torchiana’s compensation included salary of about $2.3 million, a $1.5 million …

Gina Raimondo

Care New England wanted to bring Partners HealthCare back to negotiating table | The Business Journals | 9/19/2019

Sep 19, 2019, 4:23pm EDT Updated Sep 19, 2019, 4:44pm EDT When merger discussions between Providence-based Care New England and nearby Lifespan fell apart in mid-July, Care New England turned to Rhode Island’s governor. Gov. Gina Raimondo had called for Care New England (CNE) and Lifespan to start merger discussions, prompting CNE to press pause on their plans to be acquired by Boston-based Partners HealthCare . But in …

Meet the powerful new business group at the center of R.I.’s hot-button issues - The Boston Globe | 8/14/2019

View Comments The Providence skyline. (Jonathan Wiggs/GlobeStaff) PROVIDENCE – As aides to Governor Gina Raimondo spent the spring mulling what to do about Care New England’s planned merger with Partners Healthcare in Massachusetts and whether or not to intervene in the struggling Providence school system, they approached the same group for help. The Partnership for Rhode Island, a little-known but influential organization comprised of 12 of the state’s most …

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Former Partners chief made $6.1 million in 2017 - The Boston Globe | 8/16/2019

Former Partners chief made $6.1 million in 2017 By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey Globe Staff , August 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m. View Comments Dr. David Torchiana. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff/File 2015) The former chief executive of Partners HealthCare, the state’s largest health care provider, received $6.1 million in compensation in 2017, topping the list of Boston hospital executives. Dr. David Torchiana’s compensation included salary of about $2.3 million, a $1.5 million …

Partners names Dr. Anne Klibanski as its new CEO | Boston Globe | 6/29/2019

Partners HealthCare on Tuesday promoted Dr. Anne Klibanski to become its permanent chief executive, making her the first woman to hold the job at the state’s largest hospital network as it rethinks its companywide strategy. Klibanski had been leading the company as interim CEO since February, after Dr. David Torchiana abruptly announced his departure. The Partners board had planned to conduct a national search for a permanent leader. But that …