Science and Curiosity Save Patient’s Life
Steven Keating had no idea that a brain scan he volunteered for in 2007 would end up saving his life.
BWHC Partners eCare 90-Day Readiness Session
On Feb. 27, approximately 300 senior leaders, department managers, practice managers, and physician and nursing champions from across BWHC came together for the Partners eCare 90-day readiness session.
BWHer Prepares to Run Her Second Boston Marathon
Thoracic Surgery physician assistant Wendy Canty, PA-C, is running this year’s Boston Marathon as a member of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Marathon team.
Link Between Genetics and Clinical Response to Warfarin Uncovered
In a study published in The Lancet on March 10, researchers from BWH reported that patients with a genetic sensitivity to warfarin—the most widely used drug for preventing blood clots—have higher rates of bleeding during the first several months of treatment.
Balloons and Stents: Achieving Savings on Coronary Arterial Devices
As part of Partners’ commitment to improve patient affordability by seeking savings and efficiencies while maintaining quality, a team worked to reduce spending on balloons and stents used as part of angioplasty and similar procedures.
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