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Careers of the Future: Promising Professions in Research and Patient Care

BWHers share insights into what fields are growing and the trajectory of careers in biomedicine.

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Careers of the Future: Promising Professions in Research and Patient Care

BWHers share insights into what fields are growing and the trajectory of careers in biomedicine.

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“Lab-in-a-Patient” Microdevices for Next-Generation Precision Medicine

Oliver Jonas, PhD, MA, has developed a tiny device, smaller than a grain of rice, that releases small doses of anti-cancer therapies into tumors.

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Center for Surgery and Public Health Team Competes at Partners Connected Health Innovation Challenge

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

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Magnetic Resonance-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery Offers Scalpel-Free Alternative to Standard Prostate Cancer Treatments

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.

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Koo, Savage Awarded Grants for Innovative Research Projects

Two projects awarded $50,000 grants from the BWH Health and Technology Innovation Fund during a ‘Shark Tank’-style competition to fund their respective projects.

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Multidisciplinary Surgery Offers Hope to Those Suffering From Pancreatitis

A daring technique, introduced in 1977, has been successfully performed six times at Brigham and Women’s hospital.

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Brigham iHub Showcases Innovative Health Care Technology with Digital Health Expo

More than 200 participants visited with various startups, engaged with their technology and learned about the role digital health plays in the current age of health care.

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BWH Cancer Experts Push Boundaries, Share Optimism at 2016 World Medical Innovation Forum on Cancer

Speakers shared innovations in prevention, detection and treatment of cancer

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BWH Tests New Device that Offers Blood Draws Without Needle Sticks

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

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What’s in Store for the 2016 World Medical Innovation Forum?

Early career faculty will present new discoveries and insights related to cancer at this year’s WMIF

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New Ventures in Biomedical Research Funding

The more than 3,100 investigators supported by Partners HealthCare have created more than 500 new inventions and 363 patents issued in fiscal year 2015.

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Next Generation: Hacking Health Care

Joao Ribas, a PhD student and research fellow shares his perspective on the 2015 Brigham Innovation Hub’s Hackathon.

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Vote for The Stepping Strong Innovator Awards

This year’s Stepping Strong Innovator Award finalists are addressing complex challenges related to trauma research.

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Winners of the Department of Radiology and Innovation Hub Funding Pitch Session Announced

$10,000 in seed funding and continued project management will support winning projects.

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BWHC Information Systems Digital Health Innovation Group Helps Innovators Develop Digital Health Technologies

DHIG supports researchers and clinicians in developing application to address hospital challenges

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Harvest Your Ideas: Team Up with the iHub

Most clinicians have ideas on how to improve health care. The iHub strives to help them bring those ideas to fruition.

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MLSC grant to fund Mass. Host-Microbiome Center at BWH

MLSC grant distinguishes BWH as a microbiome leader in new collaborative center with the Forsyth Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital and the Harvard Digestive Diseases Center.

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High Tech Talk: The Newest Wave in Medical Innovation

High-Tech Med Talk at Mini-Med School series features BWH biomedical engineers, smart bandages, slug-inspired glue and more.

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What’s the Top Health Care Innovation for 2015?

We asked the BWH clinical and research community to tell us more about their top picks for 2015 health care innovations and why they chose them.

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New Apple HealthKit Innovations Unleashed at Idea Lab

BWHers generate ideas for digital health solutions around chronic disease management, mental health and more.

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BWH Uses New Technology to Treat Brain Aneurysms

The WEB Aneurysm Embolization System offers a solution for some patients.

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Brigham Innovation Hub’s Top 10 Healthcare Innovations for 2015

What are the most promising upcoming healthcare innovations that are likely to have the biggest impact on improving patient care in 2015?

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Our First Idea Lab: Improving Patient Engagement

An Idea Lab consists of 90 minutes of focused brainstorming to discuss problems and possible solutions facing BWH clinicians and scientists on a daily basis.

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Solutions Take Shape at Surgery Innovation Series

Surgeons, engineers and entrepreneurs joined forces to develop – and design – solutions for problems faced in clinical practice.

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BWH Bookshelf

“Intraoperative Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy”, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End”

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BWH Bioengineer Awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

A micro-liver is just one innovation that has earned Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia a top honor.

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Research Projects in Trauma to Compete for $200K Grants

Finalists announced for the Stepping Strong Innovator Awards.

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BWH Hackathon Inspires Innovation

Second annual BWH Hackathon a success at BWH.

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Cast Your Vote for the BRIght Futures Prize

Who will you vote for?

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Brigham iHub Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

One year since its inception, Brigham Innovation Hub is thriving.

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If You Build It, They Will Come

Health care institutions are using hackathons to tackle challenging and important issues.

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BWHers Swim With the Sharks, Win $200,000 at “Shark Tank” Event

The Brigham Research Institute, along with Brigham Innovation Hub, held its "Shark Tank-style" competition where BWH scientists competed for funding for their novel research projects.

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Collisions of Collaboration

BWH’s second annual Clinical Innovation Day brought clinicians, scientists and business leaders together to share ideas for transforming patient care.

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BCRISP: Fostering Game-Changing Ideas at BWH

Thanks to six innovative teams of clinicians and their care redesign projects, BWH is improving the quality of patient care and enhancing efficiency, while achieving a cost savings of $1.2 million in total medical expense.

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Go, Go, Google (Glass)

Google Glass has become quite the spectacle at BWH.

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Start-up vs. Start-up, Shark vs. Shark

Laughter. Upset. Suspense. These are the makings of an entertaining television show—or a lively competition held by BWH Innovation Hub.

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Global Health Delivery: Amplifying Lessons From the Field

Six years since its launch, GHDonline continues to improve health care delivery through global collaboration.

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Hacking to Improve Pulmonary and Critical Care

Aviation, a medical drama and Bluetooth were just some concepts that found their way into innovative pitches to improve patient care.

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Incubators Keep Hackathon Winners Afloat

Just six months after BWH’s first hackathon, two winning teams have been backed by major incubators.

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Partners HealthCare Innovation’s New Name, Offices and Grants

Partners HealthCare Innovation, formerly known as Partners Research Ventures & Licensing, is introducing a new brand and new name.

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Museum of Science Exhibit Features Vacanti’s Work

BWH’s Charles Vacanti, MD, is the creative force behind one of the Museum of Science’s new exhibit features.

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Bio-inspired Glue Keeps Hearts Securely Sealed

Researchers from BWH, Children’s Hospital and MIT have developed a bio-inspired adhesive that could rapidly attach biodegradable patches inside a beating heart, in the exact place where congenital holes in the heart occur.

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Cast Your Vote for the BRIght Futures Prize

The BWH Biomedical Research Institute will award one of three finalists a $100,000 philanthropic prize to support innovative research that is both compelling and promising.

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Celebrating Women Innovators at BWH

BWH's Biomedical Research Institute invited some of the hospital's many accomplished female physicians and scientists to share a glimpse of their work at a special Sept. 10 Innovation Grand Rounds.

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Innovations Emerge From iHub Hackathon

Novel, prize-winning solutions to health care delivery issues emerge from BWH iHub Hackathon.

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Research Day

Save the Date: A Time to Vote, a Day to Celebrate Research

Mark your calendars to vote for BRIght Futures Prize and attend Second Annual BWH Research Day!

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iHub Hackathon

iHub Launches, Announces First Hackathon

There’s a new home for medical innovation at BWH—iHub.

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Video: Clinical Innovations

BWH Clinical & Research News asked BWHers what clinical innovation they would like to see in the future.

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SCAMPs Team Marks One Year of Improving Care

In areas where there is such variation in practice, BWH clinicians are turning to SCAMPs as a way to develop guidelines for best practice.

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Timely Topic: BWHers Launch New Journal on Innovation and Delivery Science

As residents at BWH during a pivotal time for health care redesign and reform, Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, and Sachin Jain, MD, MBA, noticed a gap in available literature on “delivery science.”

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Figueroa and Geller Receive First Rappaport Award for Clinical Innovation

BWH donors have provided medical residents with the means to pursue and test innovative projects that produce cost savings and streamline care.

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Video: Going 3D

From fashion to snack foods, 3D printing has infiltrated many industries, and medicine is no exception.

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A Lesson in “Reverse Education”

Mark Brezinski, MD, PhD, is a major believer in the benefits of optimizing one’s environment when it comes to learning.

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The Next Generation of Medicine

The BWH Regenerative Medicine Center conducts a wide array of regenerative medicine research, some of which was showcased at its inaugural symposium on June 11.

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Shining a Spotlight on Clinical Innovation at BWH

Bringing together physicians, scientists, nurses, residents, trainees, administrators and other members of the BWH community, the first annual Clinical Innovation Day was an opportunity for BWH to showcase the many clinical innovations flourishing here at the hospital.

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Profile® Team Transitions to Next-generation Sequencing and Launches New Investigations

Researchers have transitioned Profile®, one of the nation’s most comprehensive personalized medicine initiatives in cancer.

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A Conversation on Innovation

BWH Clinical & Research News sat down with Drs. Schoen and Vosburgh to get their views on breeding a culture of innovation at BWH.