Partners HealthCare

MobileHelp® Proud to Announce the Addition of Dr. Joe Kvedar to Its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

BOCA RATON, Fla. MobileHelp ®, a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and healthcare technology solutions, announced today that Joseph C. Kvedar , MD , Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare , has joined the MobileHelp Board of Directors, bringing his wealth of experience in managed care and virtual care technologies. In addition to his role with Partners HealthCare , Dr. Kvedar also serves as President of the American Telemedicine Association ( ATA ). Dr …

Mass General expert: Virtual care capability needs to be scaled like the National Guard - MedCity News | 5/11/2020

… doing a couple hundred thousand. But perhaps the framework for understanding the monumental transformation still looming for the medical establishment was crystallized during a virtual event Monday — World Medical Innovation Forum hosted Monday by Partners HealthCare , the Boston-based non-profit hospital and physician network that includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. The event is held annually in Boston but was shifted to a virtual format given …

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Consortium to Launch Big Data Biobank for Coronavirus Research | HealthIT Analytics | 5/4/2020

Precision Medicine News Consortium to Launch Big Data Biobank for Coronavirus Research The big data biobank will help scientists advance their knowledge of coronavirus and develop potential vaccines. Source: Thinkstock By May 04, 2020 - Partners HealthCare , Biogen Inc., and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard are partnering to launch a big data biobank for coronavirus research. For more coronavirus updates, visit our resource page , updated twice daily by Xtelligent Healthcare …

MCU Donates 5,000 N95 Masks to Partners Healthcare | 4/29/2020

0 Comments Metro Credit Union, Massachusetts’ largest state-chartered credit union, today announced that it has donated 5,000 N95 masks to Partners HealthCare amid the coronavirus crisis. The masks will be distributed to Partners institutions, which include Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Boston Hope Medical Center, a 1,000-bed medical center for those recovering from Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), among others. The …

If You’re Admitted To A Partners HealthCare Hospital, Expect A Coronavirus Test | 4/29/2020

Patients and hospital staff can expect to have the results within one to three hours. Partners says testing all patients will improve safety for both patients and hospital staff. Partners has also started daily coronavirus screenings on all admitted patients to catch cases that develop during a hospital stay. Dr. Tom Sequist, Partners’ chief patient experience and equity officer, says these two steps will give hospitals a clear picture, for …

BCBS MA Deploys Employees for Contact Tracing, Staffing Support | HealthPayer Intelligence | 4/29/2020

Private Payers News BCBS MA Deploys Employees for Contact Tracing, Staffing Support Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has committed over 100 employees to coronavirus-related efforts, including contact tracing and supplementing healthcare staff. Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) is deploying its employees to support statewide efforts against the coronavirus by helping in contact tracing and working at Boston Hope, the state …

Using the Fourth Industrial Revolution to fight COVID-19 around the world | 4/28/2020

… These technologies are already showing promise in helping contain and cope with the pandemic. AI and mobile technology offer data collection tools to aid in contact tracing, symptom checking, and predicting outbreaks and vulnerabilities. Partners HealthCare , for example, created an AI-based COVID-19 screener to identify patients suffering severe symptoms of the disease, and the Canadian AI model BlueDot provided an early warning on Dec. 31, 2019 that the …

Major Boston Hospitals Now Require Virus Testing For Pregnant Patients Arriving To Give Birth | 4/28/2020

… Center started universal testing on Monday for patients giving birth there. Tufts Medical Center began this past weekend. Beth Israel Lahey Health issued universal testing guidance to member hospitals late last week. . And four Partners HealthCare hospitals launched universal testing in mid-April. Hospitals accelerated this effort after reading a letter from doctors at two hospitals in New York published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Among 215 women …

What Happens To Rural Coronavirus Patients In Distress When Nearest Hospital Is 30 Minutes Away? | Kaiser Health News | 4/27/2020

… Acute Care Unit at Mass. General, Currier is part of a team of doctors, designers, and engineers called to action to develop and produce protective safety barriers to be used at hospitals throughout the Partners HealthCare system. (Annear, 4/24) Modern Healthcare: COVID-19 Could Cause $650 Billion In Direct Medical Costs Researchers estimate there will be $163 to $654 billion in direct medical costs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic …

Edited Transcript of BIIB earnings conference call or presentation 22-Apr-20 12:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 4/24/2020

… early on to support our stakeholders and society at large, including committing $10 million from the Biogen Foundation to support global response efforts; launching a consortium with Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Partners HealthCare to build and share a biobank and giving Biogen employees who have recovered as well as their close contacts, the opportunity to donate samples and medical data; pursuing a process development and manufacturing collaboration …

Boston opens a new medical center: Boston Hope | 4/24/2020

Story By Partners Healthcare April 2020 What is the Boston Hope Medical Center? Boston Hope is a 1,000-bed medical center for those recovering from Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). In a four-way collaboration, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, Partners HealthCare and Boston Health Care for the Homeless are managing the facility. Care for patients will start on Friday April 10. Who is needed to help Partners …

Harvard Medical School blasted for asking students to volunteer for COVID-19 effort | 4/23/2020

Harvard Medical School recently took heat regarding an email it had sent asking fourth-year students to volunteer at a local hospital to help in the coronavirus fight. The message was written in conjunction with Partners HealthCare . One of the main sticking points was the email pointing out that assisting at Boston Hope medical center could serve as an “ultimate capstone” before students started their internships. According to The Crimson …

Baker, hospital leaders: Don’t delay medical care out of fear of COVID-19 | 4/23/2020

For his daily briefing on Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker invited officials from Tufts Medical Center, Partners HealthCare and BayState Health, all of whom stressed the importance of receiving care in a timely fashion and assured residents that their hospitals are safe. “Our priority is patient safety,” BayState Medical Center President Nancy Shendell-Falik said. “It always has been and it always will be. Safety of our patients comes first.” Hospitals …

MA Hospitals: We Can Handle Non-Coronavirus Cases | Boston, MA Patch | 4/23/2020

… heart and kidney conditions, and other illnesses. “We have the physicians, we have the nurses, we have the specialists, we have the resources to treat you,” said Gregg Meyer, the chief medical officer for Partners HealthCare , one of six hospital CEOs using the governor’s daily update get their message across. “Do not let fear of COVID-19 keep you from getting the care you need.” People who put off seeking …

Partners HealthCare Utilizes Igloo Software to Share Critical COVID-19 Information with over 78,000 Staff and Frontline Workers | 4/22/2020

… communicating essential updates to keep staff safe and ensure the highest levels of patient care Igloo Software , the leading provider of digital workplace solutions, is working closely with top US integrated health care network, Partners HealthCare , to ensure its 78,000 workers have access to the latest critical information on managing the COVID-19 crisis. Prior to the pandemic, Partners HealthCare staff used the organization’s digital workplace platform, powered by Igloo …

Coronavirus Fuels Explosive Growth In Telehealth ― And Concern About Fraud | Kaiser Health News | 4/22/2020

… new reality,” said Dr. Joseph Kvedar, a Harvard Medical School professor and president-elect of the American Telemedicine Association, a nonprofit that promotes access to the technology. /p p Kvedar said virtual visits at Partners HealthCare , where he is a senior adviser, have jumped from 1,600 virtual visits in February 2019 to 90,000 in March. /p p He said other health networks have reported similar spikes, in one case in …

Coronavirus fuels explosive growth in telehealth―and concern about fraud | Modern Healthcare | 4/22/2020

… to a new reality,” said Dr. Joseph Kvedar, a Harvard Medical School professor and president-elect of the American Telemedicine Association, a nonprofit that promotes access to the technology. Kvedar said virtual visits at Partners HealthCare , where he is a senior adviser, have jumped from 1,600 virtual visits in February 2019 to 90,000 in March. He said other health networks have reported similar spikes, in one case in New York …

Partners HealthCare transforms digital workplace platform into COVID-19 communication hub | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/21/2020

Partners HealthCare transforms digital workplace platform into COVID-19 communication hub Jackie Drees - Print Email Boston-based Partners HealthCare scaled its digital workplace platform to serve as a centralized communication hub for COVID-19 information for its 78,000 employees, according to an April 21 news release. Partners HealthCare developed the platform, dubbed Partners Pulse, with digital workplace software company Igloo Software. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Partners Pulse provided …

Partners HealthCare launches COVID-19 biobank with samples from Biogen employees | Modern Healthcare | 4/19/2020

The biobank will collect de-identified blood samples and medical data from volunteering Biogen employees who contracted and have recovered from COVID-19, as well as their family members and close contacts. Partners HealthCare , Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital—all in Boston—are coordinating the outreach and sample collection effort and the Broad Institute, the biomedical and genomic research center of MIT and Harvard, will generate data …

Infected Biogen employees targeted for coronavirus ‘Data Renaissance’ | Boston Herald | 4/18/2020

… give blood for a landmark COVID-19 study one researcher is calling part of a “data Renaissance.” The Cambridge-based company has joined forces with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, along with Partners HealthCare , to study blood samples for “potential vaccines and treatments” for coronavirus. “We are observing a ‘data Renaissance’ period where previously unmotivated companies are forced to open up the channels of communication to establish meaningful …

Gov. Baker detailed the state’s response to COVID-19 vs. other tragedies | 4/18/2020

… during a press conference after visiting the Boston Hope Field Medical Station at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Around the 1,000 bed field hospital — a four-way partnership between the state, the city, Partners HealthCare and Boston Health Care for the Homeless to help prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed during the ongoing surge of coronavirus cases — hang banners with blue and yellow ribbons with the words “Boston Hope.” Baker …

Cigarette Smoking Linked to Antibody-Associated Vasculitis | HCPLive | 4/17/2020

… a consecutive inception cohort of 484 patients with diagnosed AAV from 2002-2017 with a cohort of sex-, race-, and age-matched controls. The team identified cases from patients who were evaluated and treated at Partners HealthCare . AAV diagnoses were systematically confirmed by manual medical chart review using a consensus algorithm. All of the patients included were PR3-ANCA or MPO-ANCA positive. Never smoking was defined as 100 cigarettes smoked …

Healthcare organizations use Nvidia’s Clara federated learning to improve mammogram analysis AI | VentureBeat | 4/16/2020

… AI tools in medicine.” The work is the result of a collaboration that took place between January and March and pools resources from the American College of Radiology, Brazilian imaging center Diagnosticos da America, Partners HealthCare , Ohio State University, and Stanford Medicine. The federated learning model was trained using more than 130,000 images from 33,000 mammography studies, Nvidia VP of health care Kimberly Powell told VentureBeat. Hospitals worked together using …

Massachusetts passes grim milestone of 1,000 virus deaths | 4/16/2020

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he’s weighing whether to extend the state of emergency beyond May 4 to help stem the spread of the coronavirus. Whether to reopen schools is also part of part of that discussion. Biogen Inc., the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Partners HealthCare are teaming up to create a repository of biological samples to help research into treatments and vaccines for the coronavirus. Officials …

Biogen, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Partners HealthCare Launch Consortium to Build and Share a COVID-19 Biobank | Globe Newswire | 4/16/2020

… and Massachusetts General Hospital, and will be overseen by a steering committee representing the different institutions CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB), Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and Partners HealthCare today announced a consortium that will build and share a COVID-19 biobank. The biobank will help scientists study a large collection of de-identified biological and medical data to advance knowledge and search …

American Telemedicine Association

MobileHelp® Proud to Announce the Addition of Dr. Joe Kvedar to Its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

BOCA RATON, Fla. MobileHelp ®, a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and healthcare technology solutions, announced today that Joseph C. Kvedar , MD , Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare, has joined the MobileHelp Board of Directors, bringing his wealth of experience in managed care and virtual care technologies. In addition to his role with Partners HealthCare, Dr. Kvedar also serves as President of the American Telemedicine Association ( ATA ). Dr …

Digital Health

MobileHelp® Proud to Announce the Addition of Dr. Joe Kvedar to Its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

… Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and healthcare technology solutions, announced today that Joseph C. Kvedar , MD , Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare, has joined the MobileHelp Board of Directors, bringing his wealth of experience in … with him in guiding our efforts in the advancement of digital health technologies.” About MobileHelp: MobileHelp is a leading provider of mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and health management solutions. MobileHelp mPERS devices are …

Telehealth

Mass General expert: Virtual care capability needs to be scaled like the National Guard - MedCity News | 5/11/2020

… still looming for the medical establishment was crystallized during a virtual event Monday — World Medical Innovation Forum hosted Monday by Partners HealthCare , the Boston-based non-profit hospital and physician network that includes Brigham and … said Schwamm, who is also director of the Center for Telehealth and vice chair of neurology at Mass General Hospital. “We need to build this video capability, this virtual care infrastructure. We need this to …

Precision Medicine

Consortium to Launch Big Data Biobank for Coronavirus Research | HealthIT Analytics | 5/4/2020

Precision Medicine News Consortium to Launch Big Data Biobank for Coronavirus Research The big data biobank will help scientists advance their knowledge of coronavirus and develop potential vaccines. Source: Thinkstock By May 04, 2020 - Partners HealthCare, Biogen Inc., and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard are partnering to launch a big data biobank for coronavirus research. For more coronavirus updates, visit our resource page , updated twice daily by Xtelligent Healthcare …

Medicare

Coronavirus Fuels Explosive Growth In Telehealth ― And Concern About Fraud | 4/22/2020

… In Telehealth ― And Concern About Fraud /h1 span class=”byline” Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News /span p On March 17, Medicare chief Seema Verma stepped to the podium at a White House coronavirus a href … to the technology. /p p Kvedar said virtual visits at Partners HealthCare, where he is a senior adviser, have jumped from 1,600 virtual visits in February 2019 to 90,000 in March. /p p He said …

COVID-19

Coronavirus fuels explosive growth in telehealth―and concern about fraud | 4/22/2020

… the largest such frauds in U.S. history. Cohen said investigators already are seeing “tons” of fraud cases linked directly to COVID-19, including using patient accounts to bill for “coronavirus emergency kits” that contain nothing … promotes access to the technology. Kvedar said virtual visits at Partners HealthCare, where he is a senior adviser, have jumped from 1,600 virtual visits in February 2019 to 90,000 in March. He said other health …

Food and Drug Administration

Chiasma Enters Into Revenue Interest Financing Agreement for up to $75 Million with Healthcare Royalty Partners | Globe Newswire | 4/8/2020

… 25 million from HCR on April 14, 2020 and is entitled to receive an additional $25 million upon the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of MYCAPSSA and an additional $15 million upon the … with somatostatin analogs in the United States. About HealthCare Royalty Partners HealthCare Royalty Partners (“HCR”) is a private investment firm that purchases royalties and uses debt-like structures to invest in commercial or near-commercial …

CDC

MNA Nurses Call on Brigham and Women’s Hospital to Provide N95 Masks for Every Nurse on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… Partners Healthcare have refused to supply every nurse caring for patients with an N95 mask. Any patient – and anyone in contact with patients – may have COVID-19 because the virus can spread without symptoms. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield told NPR last week that an estimated 25 percent of coronavirus carriers experience no symptoms. “If nurses on the front lines are not protected, who …

Medicaid

Coronavirus patients caught in conflict between hospital and nursing homes - MedCity News | 3/31/2020

… by discharging those who are less severely ill to skilled nursing facilities,” Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said a few weeks ago as the federal agency relaxed rules restricting which … don’t need acute care services. On Wednesday, a unit of Partners HealthCare, a large Massachusetts health care system, announced a new center for patients recovering from COVID-19 on the fourth floor of Spaulding Hospital …

Population Health

To fight the spread of coronavirus, it’s time to wear masks in all hospitals - The Washington Post | 3/30/2020

… who among their employees should wear face masks and when, which is sowing confusion amid the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, Partners HealthCare, which runs some of the top hospitals in Boston including Massachusetts General Hospital … research units dedicated to improving patient outcomes and promoting better population health. Coronavirus: What you need to read Updated March 31, 2020 The Washington Post is providing some coronavirus coverage free, including: Live updates: The …

Clinical Research

Former HHS CTO Ed Simcox named LifeOmic’s chief strategy officer, Joe Kvedar steps up as editor in chief of npj Digital Medicine and more digital health hires | MobiHealthNews | 2/25/2020

… editor in chief position at its digital health-focused publication, npj Digital Medicine, MobiHealthNews has learned. Kvedar has been with Partners HealthCare for a number of years in director, professor and VP positions, but dialed … 20 years at Duke University School of Medicine and Duke Clinical Research Institute. “Dr. Roe is an acclaimed physician-scientist with over two decades of experience focused on the intersection of patient care and real …

Mental Health

Partners plans $400 million expansion in Boston suburbs - The Boston Globe | 12/19/2019

… Partners HealthCare, is planning an aggressive new initiative to expand beyond its renowned hospitals, spending $400 million to open four outpatient surgery centers that will compete for patients in Boston’s suburbs. Partners will construct three new clinics near major highways in Woburn, Westborough, and Salem, N.H. It will also expand an existing site in Westwood. All four clinics will offer primary care, specialty care, mental health care, imaging, and surgery …

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 …

National Institutes of Health

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

… such as in the retina and the central nervous system,” he added. Dr. Chen’s new study was funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH R01DC006908), Department of Defense (DOD W81XWH1810331, Fredrick and Ines Yeatts … 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 …

NIH

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

… retina and the central nervous system,” he added. Dr. Chen’s new study was funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH R01DC006908), Department of Defense (DOD W81XWH1810331, Fredrick and Ines Yeatts hair cell regeneration fellowship … 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 …

Genomics

Global Hematology Partnering Deal Trends, Players and Financials Directory 2019: Deals Signed Between the World’s Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… College of Medicine Beijing Leadman Biochemistry Belgian Red Cross Bicycle Therapeutics Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Biocept BIOCORP bioCSL Biogen BioMatrix Specialty Pharmacy Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority BioMedical Drug Development BioNano Genomics Bioverativ Bleeding Disorders Foundation Blood Bank Of Delmarva Blood Centers of America Blood Systems Bluebird Bio BMG Pharmaceuticals Bonfils Blood Center Boryung Pharmaceutical Bristol- Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation C-Bridge Capital Cadila Pharmaceuticals Calbiotech …

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 …

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America

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

… 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 … Randy Burkholder, the vice president of policy and research for Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), a Washington, D.C.-based trade group representing American biopharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, the most important thing is not …

American College of Radiology

Visage Introduces Semantic Annotations for Visage 7 | PR Newswire | 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 …

Clinical Data

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

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 radiologists to provide highly meaningful contributions for model development without interrupting their workflow,” said Keith Dreyer , DO, PhD, Chief Data Science Officer, Partners HealthCare. Visage 7 semantic annotations is the newest component of the …

Enterprise Imaging

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 …

Diagnostic Imaging

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

… 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 … algorithm development with an open API and unifies research and diagnostic imaging in a singular platform (works-in-progress); and an AI ecosystem of third-party and Visage-developed algorithms. To schedule a priority demonstration …

Community Health

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 … affordable primary care, secondary care and behavioral health care. Addressing community health issues. Partners serves more than 1.5 million patients and receives nearly $2 billion in research funding annually. Earlier this year, the health system’s …

Behavioral Health

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 … based model that delivers affordable primary care, secondary care and behavioral health care. Addressing community health issues. Partners serves more than 1.5 million patients and receives nearly $2 billion in research funding annually. Earlier this …

Imaging Workflow

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

… imaging workflows for CTs and MRIs, clinical decision support and more. Officials say the Edison Developer Program offers new potentials for innovating secure device connectivity, data aggregation for clinical context, advanced visualization, workflow and AI orchestration and more. The company notes that Edison is helping with world-class health systems such as Partners HealthCare, where GE is co-developing deep learning technologies at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals …

Biogen

Consortium to Launch Big Data Biobank for Coronavirus Research | HealthIT Analytics | 5/4/2020

Precision Medicine News Consortium to Launch Big Data Biobank for Coronavirus Research The big data biobank will help scientists advance their knowledge of coronavirus and develop potential vaccines. Source: Thinkstock By May 04, 2020 - Partners HealthCare, Biogen Inc., and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard are partnering to launch a big data biobank for coronavirus research. For more coronavirus updates, visit our resource page , updated twice daily by Xtelligent Healthcare …

Cerner

Relatient Announces New Member of Board of Directors, John Glaser, Ph.D. | PRWeb | 3/17/2020

… appointment of John Glaser, Ph.D., to the company’s board of directors. Dr. Glaser was previously the executive senior advisor at Cerner Corporation, a global healthcare technology company. He also serves as a board member for … of CEO of Siemens Health Services, VP and CIO of Partners HealthCare and has served on the board for Press Ganey. “Our team is thrilled for John Glaser to join the board of directors,” said …

Microsoft Health

Former HHS CTO Ed Simcox named LifeOmic’s chief strategy officer, Joe Kvedar steps up as editor in chief of npj Digital Medicine and more digital health hires | MobiHealthNews | 2/25/2020

Also: Level Ex’s CTO comes from Amazon, Microsoft; Liva Healthcare grabs CCO to drive new partnerships. LifeOmic , the maker of apps and other software for providers, has snagged former HHS CTO Ed Simcox as its … npj Digital Medicine, MobiHealthNews has learned. Kvedar has been with Partners HealthCare for a number of years in director, professor and VP positions, but dialed back his affiliation recently and now serves as a senior …

GSK

Hyperactivation of sympathetic nerves drives depletion of melanocyte stem cells | Nature | 1/22/2020

Partners HealthCare in accordance with their conflict of interest policies. A.R. is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Neogene Therapeutics, Asimov and Syros Pharmaceuticals; an equity holder of Immunitas; and a founder and an equity holder of Celsius Therapeutics. I.M.C. is an SAB member of GSK Pharmaceuticals and Kintai Therapeutics. A provisional patent application has been filed based on this work (applicants: President and …

Medline

Global Hematology Partnering Deal Trends, Players and Financials Directory 2019: Deals Signed Between the World’s Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… Kyoto University LabPro La Jolla Pharmaceutical Lee’s Pharmaceutical LFB Biotechnologies LifeHealth Ligand Pharmaceuticals Lonza Loop Medical Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Massachusetts Institute of Technology Masterlab Masters Speciality Pharma Mayo Clinic Medgenics Medial Medica MedImmune Meditrade Medline Industries Menarini Merus Labs International Metabasis Therapeutics MicroHealth Miraca Life Sciences Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Moberg Pharma National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) National Heart Lung and Blood Institute National Hemophilia Foundation National Institute of Diabetes …

UnitedHealth

Provident Healthcare Partners Wins Two Awards at the 11th Annual Americas M&A ATLAS AWARDS | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… addition to winning U.S.A M&A Healthcare Investment Bank of the Year, Provident won U.S.A. Deal of the Year (in the large mid-market category) for representing Peoples Health in its acquisition by UnitedHealthcare, a division of UnitedHealth Group. Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage Organization that administers health benefits to over 63,000 beneficiaries in Louisiana . Provident served as exclusive investment banking advisor to Peoples Health. About Provident Healthcare Partners …

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 …

Medtronic

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

… accuracy in new continuous glucose monitors (CGMs). Elaine Gee , Senior Principal Algorithm Development Engineer, Artificial Intelligence, Diabetes R&D at Medtronic, knows how important a large pool of data is when developing an optimal algorithm … 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 …

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 …

Amazon Health

Research: October Health IT M&A Activity, Public Company Performance | HIT Consultant | 11/8/2019

… Patient Safety Business to RLDatix . – Verify Solutions , provider of 340B software and services was acquired by Express Scripts . – Cerner announced a definitive agreement to acquire AbleVets , a strategic IT consulting and engineering firm. – Amazon completed its second acquisition in the healthcare space, acquiring Health Navigator , a digital platform that offers preliminary and final diagnoses and treatments. – UnitedHealth Group acquired patient-monitoring startup Vivify Health . Noteworthy buyout transactions during the month …

Optum

Population health tools may exacerbate health disparities | Modern Healthcare | 11/2/2019

… industry’s population health management care has been called into question after researchers found that a widely used algorithm sold by Optum dramatically underestimated the health needs of the sickest black patients. The unexpected results for … lot of hospitals are small.” A population health team at Partners HealthCare System in Boston was confronted with a decision on how to address disparities when it tested Optum’s algorithm a few years ago. The …

Cardinal Health

UTHealth working with three big partners on new machine learning techniques | Healthcare IT News | 10/31/2019

The Houston health system is enlisting technology and services help from Virtusa, Cardinal Health and Amazon Web Services to explore ways cloud-based AI can help manage diabetes and subarachnoid hemorrhage. October 31, 2019 12:11 … in new and interesting ways. To build on this momentum, Partners HealthCare this past week launched two new funds to spur AI development and digital tools . Its Artificial Intelligence and Digital Translation Fund has initial …

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 …

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 …

Apple Health

Former VP Al Gore urges action on growing health threats from climate change | FierceHealthcare | 10/23/2019

… Apple. Salesforce.com has set a goal of being powered by 100% renewable energy; Apple announced it achieved that goal in April 2018. Many leading healthcare organizations like Kaiser Permanente, Cleveland Clinic and Partners Healthcare also are committed to mitigating their environmental impact through efforts to reduce energy usage for data centers, shifting to renewable forms of energy and building resilient hospitals. The private sector is in the early stages of …

Boston Scientific

Chutes & Ladders—Newton-Wellesley CEO departs for Boston Scientific; Detroit Medical Center hires new exec | FierceHealthcare | 10/17/2019

… bad—from your shop, and we will feature it here at the end of each week. Michael Jaff (Newton-Wellesley) Boston Scientific Michael R. Jaff is leaving his role as president of Newton-Wellesley Hospital … is this Friday, October 18th. Newton-Wellesley is part of Partners HealthCare. Gregg Meyer, M.D., who is Partners’ chief clinical officer, will serve as interim president during the search for a permanent leader for Newton …

IBM Watson

Analytical Report for Healthcare Licensing with Focus on Medical Imaging - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Malvern Daily Record | 10/14/2019

… SL GE Healthcare Inc. Glassbeam Inc Guerbet SA HeartFlow, Inc Heritage Senior Living, LLC Hong Duc Hospital Humintec Co. Ltd IBM Watson Health Icometrix ImmersiveTouch Inc Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. Incepto Medical SAS Insilico Medicine … School of Medicine ONRAD Inc Oxford BioDynamics Plc Oxford VR Partners HealthCare Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc PTC Therapeutics, Inc. Radiographic Equipment Services Inc Resonance Health Ltd. RetiSpec Inc. Roche Holding AG Samsung Neurologica Corporation ScreenPoint Medical …

Fruit Street Health

Fruit Street Telehealth Platform Selected for Clinical Trial to Reduce Cognitive Decline andDementia Risk | 10/13/2019

Fruit Street Health, a digital health and telemedicine company, announced today that its platform has been selected by a research team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a founding member of Partners HealthCare, to study different ways to improve brain healthy behaviors in individuals at risk for cognitive decline and dementia. NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 13, 2019 Fruit Street Health, a digital health …

CVS Health

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

… CVS Health, 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 …

Kaufman Hall

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

… strategic” partnerships that allow two organizations to maintain some level of independence while also growing together. A recent report from Kaufman Hall found that even as deal values rose in the second quarter of 2019 … 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 …

UnitedHealth Group

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

… 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 Book traversal links for 10 healthcare deals that made headlines this year Athenahealth’s sale to Veritas comes to a close …

Novartis

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

… Novartis. The funding comes on the back of rapid global expansion of its market intelligence platform and community and was provided by The 2018 Davy EIIS Fund, which is managed jointly by Davy and BDO. HealthXL operates globally with a list of clientele that includes Novartis, Roche, Pfizer, Merck, Philips, Partners Healthcare, Bupa, Guidewell, Health Catalyst, among others. The investment will be used to continue to grow the teams in …

Pfizer

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

… Pfizer, 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 …

CVS

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 …

CVS Caremark

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

… management clients to better manage contracts with third-party health and wellness vendors. The tool, Vendor Benefit Management, will offer CVS Caremark clients access to data on negotiated pricing, real-time eligibility verification and simpler … 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 …

Innovation Fund

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

Several hospitals and health systems have launched innovation funds and used existing funds to invest in innovative startups in recent months. Here are 7 healthcare providers that have distributed innovation funds in the past two … 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 Artificial Intelligence and Digital Translation Fund and a $50 million …

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 …

Healthbox

Innovation is an ongoing process, not a box to check | MobiHealthNews | 6/28/2019

… would see the value of the position. It’s for sure an approach but it’s not actually materially getting anything done.” Healthbox President Neil Patel has his own name for these marketing-driven efforts. “[We have … facilitate and reduce the amount of frustration within the organization.” Partners HealthCare VP of Connected Health Dr. Joseph Kvedar added that the innovation group also has a role to play when there’s too much innovation …

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 …

Baird Capital

Cala Health nets $50M to market its tremor-treating wearable | FierceBiotech | 5/24/2019

… that it also plans to use to expand its therapeutic pipeline. The series C round saw new investments from Novartis, Baird Capital, LifeSci Venture Partners, TriVentures and others. Cala’s previous backers also returned, including Johnson … tremor and announcing a licensing agreement and ongoing collaboration with Partners HealthCare Innovation and its affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH),” Cala founder and CEO Kate Rosenbluth said in a statement . Currently, Cala is prepping for …

Lightstone Ventures

Cala Health nets $50M to market its tremor-treating wearable | FierceBiotech | 5/24/2019

Lightstone Ventures, Action Potential Venture Capital, GV and dRx Capital, a joint investment company between Novartis and Qualcomm. “This financing follows exciting momentum from the past year, including receiving de novo clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for our therapy for essential tremor and announcing a licensing agreement and ongoing collaboration with Partners HealthCare Innovation and its affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH),” Cala founder and CEO Kate Rosenbluth said …

dRx Capital

Cala Health nets $50M to market its tremor-treating wearable | FierceBiotech | 5/24/2019

dRx Capital, a joint investment company between Novartis and Qualcomm. “This financing follows exciting momentum from the past year, including receiving de novo clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for our therapy for essential tremor and announcing a licensing agreement and ongoing collaboration with Partners HealthCare Innovation and its affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH),” Cala founder and CEO Kate Rosenbluth said in a statement . Currently, Cala is prepping for …

Lux Capital

Cala Health nets $50M to market its tremor-treating wearable | FierceBiotech | 5/24/2019

Lux Capital, Lightstone Ventures, Action Potential Venture Capital, GV and dRx Capital, a joint investment company between Novartis and Qualcomm. “This financing follows exciting momentum from the past year, including receiving de novo clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for our therapy for essential tremor and announcing a licensing agreement and ongoing collaboration with Partners HealthCare Innovation and its affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH),” Cala founder and CEO Kate …

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 …

Greylock 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

… Nicolas M. Chaillan , Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity, FEMA; Mamatha Chamarthi , SVP, Chief Digital Officer & CIO, ZF TRW; Asheem Chandna , Partner, Greylock Partners; Paul Chapman , CIO, Box; Jack Clare , SVP, Chief Information and Strategy Officer, Dunkin … 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 …

Comerica Bank

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 … Crawford & Company; Muddu Sudhakar , Entrepreneur & Executive; George Surdu , EVP & CTO, Comerica Bank; Jim Swanson , CIO, Monsanto; Bob Tapscott , Management Consultant, The Tapscott Group; Karenann Terrell , Chief Digital & Technology Officer, GlaxoSmithKline plc ; Dee Thibodeau , CEO, Charter …

Lightspeed 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

… IoT, Splunk; Renee Arrington , Senior Vice President, Pearson Partners International, Inc.; Bryce Austin , CEO, TCE Strategy; Saqib Awan , Vice President, Lightspeed Venture Partners; Sunny Azadeh , VP IT & IS, Guidewire Software; Ramón Baez , Former SVP, Customer … 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 …

SunTrust Bank

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

… Greylock Partners; Paul Chapman , CIO, Box; Jack Clare , SVP, Chief Information and Strategy Officer, Dunkin ‘ Brands; Anil Cheriyan , EVP & CIO, SunTrust Bank; Larry Clinton , President, Internet Security Alliance; Donald Codling , CISO & CPO, Urban FT; Brook … 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 …

Amplify 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

… Information Security & Risk Management, U.S. for Technology & Infrastructure Services, Novartis; Dale Danilewitz , EVP & CIO, AmerisourceBergen Corporation; Mike Dauber , General Partner, Amplify Partners; Kirsten Davies , Group Chief Security Officer, Barclays Africa Group; Matt Davies , Sr. Director … 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 …

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 …

Massachusetts General Hospital

MobileHelp® Proud to Announce the Addition of Dr. Joe Kvedar to Its Board of Directors | 5/19/2020

… Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and healthcare technology solutions, announced today that Joseph C. Kvedar , MD , Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare, has joined the MobileHelp Board of Directors, bringing his wealth of experience in … Partners HealthCare-affiliated hospitals, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. “With the addition of Dr. Kvedar to our Board, we will be able to further explore the way health and safety are …

Brigham and Women's Hospital

MobileHelp® Proud to Announce the Addition of Dr. Joe Kvedar to Its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

… Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and healthcare technology solutions, announced today that Joseph C. Kvedar , MD , Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare, has joined the MobileHelp Board of Directors, bringing his wealth of experience in … 1.5 million patients served at Partners HealthCare-affiliated hospitals, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. “With the addition of Dr. Kvedar to our Board, we will be able to further explore the …

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

Mass General expert: Virtual care capability needs to be scaled like the National Guard - MedCity News | 5/11/2020

Partners HealthCare , the Boston-based non-profit hospital and physician network that includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. The event is held annually in Boston but was shifted to a virtual format given Covid-prompted limitations. In the session broadly titled, Digital Health Becomes a Pillar, Dr. Lee Schwamm, vice president of virtual care/digital health at Mass General Brigham, was talking about some of the assumptions …

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA

Partners HealthCare launches COVID-19 biobank with samples from Biogen employees | Modern Healthcare | 4/19/2020

The biobank will collect de-identified blood samples and medical data from volunteering Biogen employees who contracted and have recovered from COVID-19, as well as their family members and close contacts. Partners HealthCare, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital—all in Boston—are coordinating the outreach and sample collection effort and the Broad Institute, the biomedical and genomic research center of MIT and Harvard, will generate data …

Harvard Medical School

Biogen, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Partners HealthCare Launch Consortium to Build and Share a COVID-19 Biobank | 4/16/2020

… different institutions CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Biogen Inc. (Nasdaq: BIIB), Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and Partners HealthCare today announced a consortium that will build and share a COVID-19 biobank … a professor in the Departments of Genetics and Medicine at Harvard Medical School in the Divisions of Infectious Disease and Pulmonary and Critical Care and Department of Molecular Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital. “The ability …

Medical Center, Scottsville KY

MNA Nurses at North Shore Medical Center Call on Hospital President, Partners HealthCare to Improve Protection and Support for Frontline Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

SALEM, Mass. , April 14, The registered nurses of North Shore Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, are calling on NSMC President Dr. David Roberts and Partners HealthCare to step up efforts to protect and support nurses and healthcare workers on the front lines and be more transparent about the challenges facing staff as the COVID-19 surge hits. Recent comments by Dr. Roberts about the readiness of NSMC …

Medical Center, Trophy Club TX

MNA Nurses at North Shore Medical Center Call on Hospital President, Partners HealthCare to Improve Protection and Support for Frontline Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

SALEM, Mass. , April 14, The registered nurses of North Shore Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, are calling on NSMC President Dr. David Roberts and Partners HealthCare to step up efforts to protect and support nurses and healthcare workers on the front lines and be more transparent about the challenges facing staff as the COVID-19 surge hits. Recent comments by Dr. Roberts about the readiness of NSMC …

Medical Center, Macon GA

MNA Nurses at North Shore Medical Center Call on Hospital President, Partners HealthCare to Improve Protection and Support for Frontline Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

SALEM, Mass. , April 14, The registered nurses of North Shore Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, are calling on NSMC President Dr. David Roberts and Partners HealthCare to step up efforts to protect and support nurses and healthcare workers on the front lines and be more transparent about the challenges facing staff as the COVID-19 surge hits. Recent comments by Dr. Roberts about the readiness of NSMC …

UMass Memorial Health Care

Pop-up hospitals in Massachusetts set to open this week to handle influx of coronavirus patients | Boston Globe | 4/10/2020

… ventilators to help them breathe. The Boston field hospital will have 1,000 beds, half of them designated for the homeless. Partners HealthCare is managing the site and is seeking volunteers to sign up for 12 … people from city, state, and federal agencies, and the private UMass Memorial Health Care system. It began last week when beds and other supplies from the federal government arrived, and members of the Massachusetts National …

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Massachusetts requires insurers to cover COVID-19 costs; 4 Michigan providers team up to staff field hospital + 26 other updates from the 6 hardest-hit states | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/10/2020

… 7,000 deaths. The U.S. has 466,396 confirmed cases of the disease, followed by Spain with 157,022, according to Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine data . 2. At an April 10 media briefing, New York Gov. Andrew … as of 7:25 a.m. CDT April 10) 1. Boston-based Partners HealthCare, in collaboration with Boston Health Care for the Homeless, will lead clinical care efforts at the 1,000-bed field hospital at the Boston …

Cape Cod Healthcare

Pop-up hospitals in Massachusetts set to open this week to handle influx of coronavirus patients | Boston Globe | 4/10/2020

Partners HealthCare is managing the site and is seeking volunteers to sign up for 12-hour shifts at the convention center. Translation equipment, EKGs and blood pressure monitors waited to be used in the field hospital at the DCU Center in Worcester. Erin Clark/Globe Staff Cape Cod Healthcare will manage the Cape location but has not said when it will be ready. “This work is incredibly important because our …

Mayo Clinic

18 hospital innovation initiatives launched in 2019 | 12/24/2019

Partners HealthCare announced a $100 million, five-year initiative focused on improving patient experience and boosting digital innovation. 3. A new for-profit joint venture backed by Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic and Gore-Tex maker W.L. Gore & Associates aims to develop implantable cell therapies for incurable diseases. 4. Kaiser Permanente Ventures, the investment arm of Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente , closed its fifth investment fund with $141 million in …

Ascension

31 innovation leaders share their goals and strategies for healthcare innovation | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/21/2019

… that patients are touched by the innovation. Innovation and transformation really go hand in hand.” Chris Coburn , chief innovation officer, Partners HealthCare (Boston): “It’s important for people to know that innovation is a process. … As … Conrado , executive vice president and chief strategy and innovations officer, Ascension (Edmundson, Mo.): “My role begins and ends with people. We are talking about creating experiences for the consumer and the caregiver. Technology itself is …

Geisinger

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 … clicks,” said Erskine, who joined Partners last year from the Geisinger health system in Pennsylvania. Advertisement …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center completed their long-planned 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 total, the companies now employ nearly 4,800 people — but said they haven’t determined who and how many people would lose their jobs. Both companies have begun …

Aurora Health Care

Google Alert - care plan | 11/28/2019

… 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 … way to save … Flag as irrelevant WEB Registered Nurse (RN) Aurora Health Care Careers Assesses and evaluates patient needs in developing plan of care within the guidelines of established policies, procedures and regulatory standards. Flag …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mount Sinai Health System

Hospitals to Test Music-Based mHealth Platform for Stroke Treatment | 11/25/2019

… options,” David Putrino, director of the Abilities Research Center (ARC) for the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance at the Mount Sinai Health System, said in a press release . “The mission of the ARC is … 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 of neurological injury and disease, including Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple …

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 …

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 …

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover NH

New Hampshire hospitals, Mass General fight for merger | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/19/2019

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, N.H., and Exeter (N.H.) Health Resources are launching a public engagement effort seeking to gain support for a merger with Massachusetts General Hospital, according to fosters.com . Massachusetts General Hospital, the flagship hospital of Boston-based Partners HealthCare, announced in May 2018 that it planned to acquire Exeter (N.H.) Health Resources. Under the plan, Exeter would merge with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, which Massachusetts General acquired in …

Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare Leaders Deliver Annual Report to the Community | Business Wire | 11/16/2019

SALT LAKE CITY- Intermountain Healthcare’s leaders say the organization is making strides to improve care and make it more affordable for patients and communities. In an annual community report on Friday to 400 community and healthcare officials in Salt Lake City, Intermountain leaders outlined how the organization is changing its model of healthcare delivery to stay strong and stable for future generations, and also engaging in many innovations. Bert Zimmerli …

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 …

Molina Healthcare

How 10 hospitals are spending innovation investment dollars: Hackensack Meridian, Highmark Health & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/21/2019

… incubator for early-stage biotechnology and life sciences companies, into which the health system has poured millions of dollars. 2. Partners HealthCare in Boston launched a $100 million, five-year initiative to boost digital innovation … establishing the $3 million Molina Community Innovation Fund, Bothell-based Molina Healthcare of Washington announced the inaugural recipients of a total of $1 million in grant funding: 16 nonprofit organizations around the state focused on …

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 …

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 …

Tufts Health Plan

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

… 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 order to provide more-affordable … 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 …

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 Net

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

… Carter, RN, president of FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital in Troy, N.C., effective in December. 6. Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Lutheran Health Network has tapped Brady Dubois to serve as CEO of its flagship Lutheran Hospital … 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 …

Medline and Greenhealth Exchange Partner to Find New Ways to Advance Healthcare Sustainability | PR Newswire | 7/23/2019

Partners HealthCare and University of Vermont Health Network. “Sustainability efforts are becoming a growing focus of healthcare’s overall strategy, and procurement staff are particularly concerned with the materials that make up a product. This partnership offers the opportunity for our GX members, who are the users of the products, and Medline, who has extensive expertise in product development, to join together to accelerate the innovation of products that are healthier …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Neighborhood Health Plan

Partners HealthCare reverses financial loss - The Boston Globe | 12/8/2017

Lane Turner/Globe Staff Partners HealthCare corporate offices in Somerville's Assembly Row. By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey Globe Staff December 08, 2017 Partners HealthCare, the state’s largest health system, recovered from the worst financial loss in its history to record a profit this year after a turnaround in its insurance business, Neighborhood Health Plan. In the 2016 fiscal year, Partners lost $108 million on operations , driven almost entirely by …

Neighborhood Health Plan to waive some copays - The Boston Globe | 11/6/2017

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey Globe Staff November 06, 2017 Neighborhood Health Plan is offering new insurance options that waive members’ out-of-pocket costs for a slate of common treatments and prescription drugs, an unusual … thousands of employees. The nonprofit insurer, which is owned by Partners HealthCare, has struggled with financial losses over the past several years. Most of its business is in managing care for low-income patients on …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Renowned Healthcare Innovator John Fallon, M.D., Joins Patient Discovery as Advisor | PRWeb | 11/2/2017

… increase health literacy and drive adherence.” Most recently, Dr. Fallon served as Chief Physician Executive and Senior Vice President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest provider with over 3 million members … clinical faculty practice plan. His professional experience also includes the Partners Healthcare System, where he was Chairman of the Physician Network. Dr. Fallon was the Founder & CEO of North Shore Health System, a large physician …

Can Smartphones and Digital Health Trackers Revolutionize Mental Health Care? | PRWeb | 10/31/2017

… who’s who of presenters for the two-day summit are Tom Insel, MD, former NIMH director, Ken Duckworth, MD, of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Kumar Garg, JD, of the Society for Science and … psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a member of Partners HealthCare . In 2017, it was named the 1 hospital for psychiatric care in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. For more information …

Healthspan

New Book Explores How Digital Technologies Can Transform Aging And Extend The Healthspan, From Connected Health Visionary Dr. Joe Kvedar | PR Newswire | 10/25/2017

Worldwide Offices New Book Explores How Digital Technologies Can Transform Aging And Extend The Healthspan, From Connected Health Visionary Dr. Joe Kvedar National poll measuring public perception of aging reveals the majority of people believe … sandwich generation’ adult children,” said Kvedar, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare. “Now that we’ve extended the lifespan, our first priority should be to enhance the healthspan , by giving people the tools needed to improve …

New Book Explores How Digital Technologies Can Transform Aging And Extend The Healthspan, From | PR Newswire | 10/25/2017

BOSTON , Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – In his latest book, The New Mobile Age: How Technology Will Extend the Healthspan and Optimize the Lifespan , connected health visionary Joseph C. Kvedar , MD, explores the critical steps … sandwich generation’ adult children,” said Kvedar, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare. “Now that we’ve extended the lifespan, our first priority should be to enhance the healthspan , by giving people the tools needed to improve …

Joe Kvedar

MobileHelp® Proud to Announce the Addition of Dr. Joe Kvedar to Its Board of Directors | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

… Partners HealthCare, has joined the MobileHelp Board of Directors, bringing his wealth of experience in managed care and virtual care technologies. In addition to his role with Partners HealthCare, Dr. Kvedar also serves as President of the American Telemedicine Association ( ATA ). Dr. Joe Kvedar added to the board of directors at MobileHelp. He is renowned for his work in creating a new model for care delivery, moving it out of …

Jackie Drees

Partners HealthCare transforms digital workplace platform into COVID-19 communication hub | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/21/2020

Partners HealthCare transforms digital workplace platform into COVID-19 communication hub Jackie Drees - Print Email Boston-based Partners HealthCare scaled its digital workplace platform to serve as a centralized communication hub for COVID-19 information for its 78,000 employees, according to an April 21 news release. Partners HealthCare developed the platform, dubbed Partners Pulse, with digital workplace software company Igloo Software. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Partners Pulse provided …

Dayal McCluskey

As cyber attacks grow, doctors and hospitals struggle to update security measures - The Boston Globe | 4/19/2020

… doctors and hospitals struggle to update security measures Risk of malware attacks may be rising during coronavirus pandemic By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey Globe Staff , Updated April 19, 2020, 3 hours ago Email to a Friend … Medical Center, Steward Health Care, UMass Memorial Health Care, and Partners HealthCare, the parent of Mass. General and several other hospitals. Advertisement Officials at Boston Children’s Hospital didn’t specify the kind of attack that hit …

Donna Kelly-Williams

MNA Nurses at North Shore Medical Center Call on Hospital President, Partners HealthCare to Improve Protection and Support for Frontline Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

… of North Shore Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, are calling on NSMC President Dr. David Roberts and Partners HealthCare to step up efforts to protect and support nurses and healthcare workers on … all patients are COVID-19 positive,” RN and MNA President Donna Kelly-Williams wrote in her March 31, 2020 letter to Gov. Charlie Baker . “The answer is not to save for the coming crises – the …

Anne Klibanski

Partners HealthCare execs: Front-line workers not getting hazard pay | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/7/2020

The CEO of Partners HealthCare and presidents from the Boston-based system’s hospitals told front-line workers they will not be getting hazard pay during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Mass Live . In a letter to staff, Partners CEO Anne Klibanski, MD, and 12 hospital presidents said hazard pay won’t be available for staff. Last week President Donald Trump said his administration may consider higher wages for healthcare providers …

Andrea Park

31 innovation leaders share their goals and strategies for healthcare innovation | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/21/2019

31 innovation leaders share their goals and strategies for healthcare innovation Andrea Park, Mackenzie Garrity, Jackie Drees, Laura Dyrda and Molly Gamble - Friday, December 20th, 2019 Print Email This year, Becker’s Hospital Review spoke to … really go hand in hand.” Chris Coburn , chief innovation officer, Partners HealthCare (Boston): “It’s important for people to know that innovation is a process. … As innovation leaders, you must understand the context you sit in …

Keith Dreyer

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

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 radiologists to provide highly meaningful contributions for model development without interrupting their workflow,” said Keith Dreyer , DO, PhD, Chief Data Science Officer, Partners HealthCare . Visage 7 semantic annotations is the newest component of the …

Charlie Baker

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

… and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center completed their long-planned 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 … is that consolidations can create efficiencies that reduce cost,” Governor Charlie Baker — a former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim — recently told the Globe. “It hasn’t really played out that way.” Even when companies reduce costs by …

John Glaser

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

Damo Consulting announces inaugural Board of Advisors Share Article Edward Marx and John Glaser join the board of advisors of digital transformation and growth advisory firm Damo Consulting. CHICAGO (PRWEB) November 14, 2019 Damo Consulting … 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 …

Laura Wood

Generics Markets, 2030 - Focus on Value-Added Medicines & Supergenerics | PR Newswire | 11/12/2019

Generics Markets, 2030 - Focus on Value-Added Medicines & Supergenerics News provided by Research and Markets Nov 11, 2019, 17:00 ET DUBLIN , Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The “Generics Market: Focus on Value-Added Medicines / Supergenerics, 2019-2030” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. In 2018, it was estimated that the availability of low-cost, generic versions of pharmaceutical interventions saved nearly USD 1.6 trillion in healthcare costs in the US over …

Roger Kitterman

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 … over six years. The new funds are very different, and Roger Kitterman, vice president of venture at Partners Healthcare Innovation, sees them both adding huge value to the health system and patient care. The TIF …

David Torchiana

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

… by its approach to the resolution of this matter,” he said in a statement. Dr. Anne Klibanski, chief executive of Partners HealthCare, parent company of MGH, said she was pleased that the lawsuit had been … was named chief executive of Partners in June, succeeding Dr. David Torchiana, who was chief executive at the time Burke was fired. Though many surgeons at teaching hospitals schedule operations to overlap by a few …

Peter Slavin

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

… by its approach to the resolution of this matter,” he said in a statement. Dr. Anne Klibanski, chief executive of Partners HealthCare, parent company of MGH, said she was pleased that the lawsuit had been … in the Name of Care” In 2015, MGH president Dr. Peter Slavin told the Globe that Stern “found no basis to support Dr. Burke’s concerns,’’ but the hospital has strenuously fought to keep the report …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Michael Wagner

CEO of South Shore Health stepping down amid investigation by board - The Boston Globe | 10/4/2019

… the largest community hospital systems in Massachusetts. It has long been affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, part of the Partners HealthCare system. It sought to be acquired by Partners until early 2015, when Partners … retirement of Normand Deschene at the end of 2018. Dr. Michael Wagner, the former CEO of Tufts Medical Center, is serving as interim CEO. South Shore officials on Friday credited Green for overseeing the construction …

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 …

Elizabeth Warren

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

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 …

Michael Carson

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

… president and CEO of Tufts Health Plan, as chief executive officer of the organization. The new company’s president will be Michael Carson, the current president and CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. “Our communities and … 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 …

Tom Croswell

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

… and Harvard Pilgrim board members with Joyce Murphy, current chair of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, as the board’s chair and Tom Croswell, president and CEO of Tufts Health Plan, as chief executive officer of the … 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 …

James E. Fanale

Report: Barbs traded between Care New England, Lifespan after failed deal | FierceHealthcare | 8/6/2019

Partners HealthCare to acquire Care New England (CNE)—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. But last week, the Boston Globe reportedly obtained letters documenting some tense exchanges between Care New England President and Chief Executive James E. Fanale, M.D …

Ann Mond Johnson

A Familiar Face Returns to Lead the American Telemedicine Association - Xtelligent Healthcare Media | mHealth Intelligence | 7/26/2019

… Familiar Face Returns to Lead the American Telemedicine Association Joe Kvedar, a digital health expert and the driving force behind Partners HealthCare’s connected health strategies, will become the American Telemedicine Association’s new president in 2020 … and providers – then Joe was really the clear choice,” says Ann Mond Johnson, the ATA’s Chief Executive Officer, who came on board in early 2018 and has been pushing to raise the organization’s profile. “Based …

Jessica Kent

Partners Precision Medicine Biobank Enrolls Over 100K Participants | HealthIT Analytics | 7/10/2019

Precision Medicine News Partners Precision Medicine Biobank Enrolls Over 100K Participants The biobank is now one of the largest in the country, enabling researchers to accelerate precision medicine discoveries and disease prevention strategies. Source: Thinkstock By Jessica Kent July 10, 2019 - Partners HealthCare recently announced that its precision medicine biobank has enrolled over 100,000 individuals, helping researchers and clinicians at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and other Partners …