Academic Medical Centers

Issues surrounding the three-part mission of clinical care, research and education.

MHA is holding a webinar tomorrow – Tuesday, December 10 at 10 a.m. – that will feature three health systems that have “weathered the storm.”
This conference will look at effective current strategies for improved ROI across an enterprise.
The state’s Health Policy Commission (HPC) held its annual cost trends hearing last Tuesday and Wednesday.
William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D. has been awarded, along with two other scientists, the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
This conference will look at effective current strategies for improved ROI across an enterprise.
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission is holding its 2019 Health Care Cost Trends Hearing on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 22 and 23.
Cambridge Health Alliance undertook an Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality-sponsored 15-month safety improvement program to reduce infections in the ICU at its Cambridge and Everett hospitals.
A Massachusetts patient, caregiver, and advocate were among those testifying last Wednesday before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform about the Trump Administration’s termination of the deferred action program.
U.S. News ranked Massachusetts General Hospital as the second best hospital in the U.S., just behind the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and just ahead of Johns Hopkins in Maryland. Brigham and Women’s Hospital was ranked at number 13 nationally.
Twelve hospitals in Boston and Cambridge have signed a commitment to provide mandatory substance use disorder training to all of their hospital-based physicians and residents in key departments.
The National Institutes of Health has selected Boston Medical Center as one of four national sites that will receive a combined $350 million to combat the opioid crisis.
Hospitals and health systems reported gifts, new facilities, planned expansions.
Dr. David Torchiana, the president & CEO of Partners HealthCare System and a member of the MHA Board of Trustees, last week announced his retirement,
As the healthcare sector rapidly evolves, hospitals are upgrading or expanding their facilities to meet the demands of patients.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) last week laid out its 2019 public policy agenda.
Cancer Research UK has awarded researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital a total of $50 million to continue their cancer research.
Perhaps the largest and most complex healthcare merger in state history is all but final after Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office ok'd the merger with conditions.
Care is fluid and ever-changing and should not be determined by a rigid number arrived at through popular vote. Vote NO on 1.
The state’s HPC devoted part of its two-day cost trend hearing last week to the Question 1 ballot issue, adding new insight into the staffing mandate’s costs, and more.
The Massachusetts Public Health Council last week weighed in on the proposed Beth Israel Deaconess-Lahey merger.

Resources

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