Using a centralized approach, staff manage patient transfers with greater efficiency and visibility into bed availability
The 35 physicians selected were recognized for their exceptional clinical contributions.
This spring, BWH will reach a milestone on its journey to Magnet designation by submitting evidence of high-quality patient care, clinical excellence, innovations in professional practice and interprofessional collaboration to the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Clinical trials measure how living, human bodies – particularly sick and injured ones – respond to interventions. BWH has 1,500 PIs leading research teams and trials in virtually every area of medicine.
During a trip to China in 2012, Paul Yu, MD, PhD, had the eye-opening experience of meeting patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) for the first time at a specialty clinic at Shanghai Tongji Hospital.
Narrative medicine is a growing field within medicine that allows physicians and trainees to tell the lesser-told stories, writes Ersilia M. DeFilippis, MD.
This year, the Brigham will bring its own medical toxicologists directly to the bedside to share their expertise and care for patients facing adverse effects from medications, drug overdoses and substance abuse issues.
The MassHealth ACO pilot is a unique opportunity to redesign care around the unique needs of BWH's most vulnerable patients, says pilot Director Rose Kakoza, MD, MPH.
The NEJM article “Just a Cut” by Brandon Earp, MD, and her co-authors guides readers through an unusual case by alternating sections of clinical narrative and analysis from BWH clinicians.
This month’s "Next Generation" column is written by Liwei Jiang, MD, BWH’s first interventional radiology resident.
When patient William Terry, MD, was randomly selected to participate in a pilot study to receive care at home instead of being admitted to BWH, he didn’t think twice about signing up.
BWHers share insights into what fields are growing and the trajectory of careers in biomedicine.
In addition to living in an ashram and practicing yoga several times per week, Sat Bir S. Khalsa, PhD, is a neuroscientist who studies yoga as an intervention for insomnia, anxiety and chronic stress.
Across the board, chief residents handle everything from managing care teams and teaching residents and medical students to coordinating residents’ schedules and serving as a liaison between faculty and trainees.
Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Partners HealthCare recently announced that Mass. Eye and Ear will formally become a member of Partners HealthCare.
"CRN Bookshelf" recaps "Human Trafficking is a Public Health Issue: A Paradigm Expansion in the United States," edited by BWH's Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH.
Two important changes are going into effect on Wednesday, Jan. 18, in order to make information about clinical trials more transparent: the HHS final rule and the NIH policy.
The Musculoskeletal Research Center connects researchers and clinicians pursuing research on bones, joints and muscles and the disorders that affect them.
Next Generation is a CRN column penned by students, residents, fellows and postdocs. This month’s column is written by M. Alice Vijjeswarapu, MD.
BWH Bookshelf recaps "Emergency Radiology COFFEE Case Book: Case-Oriented Fast Focused Effective Education" and "Chordomas: Technologies, Techniques and Treatment Strategies."
Paul Shyn, MD, is exploring better ways to both diagnose and destroy tumors.
Joshua Jolissaint, MD, a first-year resident in the BWH General Surgery Residency program, discusses the balancing act of graduated autonomy, patient safety and escalation of care that interns face.
BWH team awarded Runner-Up, received more than $40,000 worth of supportive services for their innovative technology to screen and diagnose for peripheral artery disease
Scott Weiner, MD, MPH, FAAEM, FACEP, an Emergency Medicine physician, discusses how BWH is tackling the opioid epidemic.
Clinicians at BWH are among the first to use Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) to successfully treat prostate cancer, continuing a BWH tradition of using cutting-edge ultrasound techniques to provide advanced patient care.
This spring, BWH, BWPO and Brigham and Women’s Physician Council recognized medical staff for their service, leadership and innovation.
Workshop offers advice, practical tips and historical context for new NIH requirements for female subjects in both basic and clinical research
BWH website now offers U.S. and international patients direct access to BWH physicians for remote second opinion consult services.
Claire Twark, MD, is a third-year psychiatry resident at BWH and is interested in general adult psychiatry, sports psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.
Pathologists at the Brigham are leading the effort to bring liquid biopsies out of research labs and into clinical settings. These blood tests might enable more than half of lung cancer patients with a specific genetic mutation that indicates relapse to forego traditional, invasive surgical biopsies.
Speakers shared innovations in prevention, detection and treatment of cancer
A new FDA-approved device, currently in clinical testing at BWH, seeks to revolutionize blood draws by providing a pain- and needle-free experience for patients
Thomas Rogers, MD, PhD, is searching for a better diagnostic and potential treatment for an emerging epidemic
Bradley Wertheim, MD, shares insights gained from working across the boundaries of two academic specialties
One year after Partners eCare’s launch, BWHers share their eCare experiences
Juan Carlos Cardet, MD, is working to better understand asthma and its potential treatments
BWH’s new Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program is one of the first of its kind in the country
Neonatologist Helen Christou, MD, is conducting basic, clinical and translational research to find novel approaches for the prevention and treatment of pulmonary hypertension and chronic lung disease in newborns
The second in a series about the Brigham Building for the Future, this story explores what the new building will mean for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine research
First in a series about the Brigham Building for the Future, this story explores what the new building will mean for basic research, clinical care and outcomes research for orthopaedics.
Two second-year pharmacy residents explore how pharmacists can contribute to the multidisciplinary efforts aimed at bridging the gap between ambulatory and inpatient care.
Distinguished Clinician title bestowed on 45 esteemed clinicians from across the hospital.
The Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of BWH and Harvard is identifying and developing solutions to help global trials flourish while protecting participants.
James Rathmell, MD, chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, discusses his first seven months at BWH, his goals for the department and how his diverse interests in medicine and photography have shaped his career path.
Third-year medical student Cathy Hao describes her experience participating in the BWH Nursing-Medical Student Mentorship Program.
Emergency Department physician Imoigele Aisiku, MD, MBA, merges his research and clinical interests in traumatic brain injury and critical care at BWH.
In a groundbreaking new research collaboration, BWH has partnered with Google Life Sciences and Biogen to decipher why multiple sclerosis progresses so differently among individuals, and translate that information into new therapies and improved care.
Center for Surgery and Public Health Leads Multi-Institutional Effort to Develop and Pilot Test Curriculum.