Announcements

Partners HealthCare and GE Healthcare launch 10-year collaboration to integrate Artificial Intelligence into every aspect of the patient journey

May 17, 2017

Partners HealthCare and GE Healthcare today announced a 10-year collaboration to rapidly develop, validate and strategically integrate deep learning technology across the entire continuum of care. The collaboration will be executed through the newly formed Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Clinical Data Science and will feature co-located, multidisciplinary teams with…

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VIP Luncheon Speaker Series Highlights Cutting Edge Science

January 10, 2017

“The presentation was a reminder of the end-to-end role that Partners can play in healthcare data and precision medicine: identifying the earliest and most useful disease markers, moving these laboratory insights quickly to the bedside, and refining our care pathways based on new evidence,” shared attendee Russ Richmond, MD, CEO, Advanced Practice Strategies. World-renowned scientists…

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$1M in New Innovation Discovery Grants

October 13, 2016

Ten projects selected to each receive $100,000 to accelerate patient care Ten Innovation Discovery Grants (IDG) were awarded to support breakthrough technologies. The grants are aimed at improving patient care by accelerating the commercialization of these emerging technologies and efforts to make care delivery more efficient. The IDG program funds prototyping, pre-clinical studies, software development…

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Partners Connected Health 6th Annual Innovation Challenge

October 13, 2016

To address limitations and gaps in integrating patient-driven care into the clinical workflow as well as to increase patient and provider engagement in care, Partners Connected Health has teamed up with the Journal of Medical Internet Research to launch the Partners HealthCare Innovation Challenge, a competition that aims to foster creativity and bring novel technological…

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Innovation Fellows Program

May 16, 2016

INNOVATION FELLOWS PROGRAM The Innovation Fellows Program is a new initiative that seeks to increase collaboration between the Partners HealthCare community and industry. It is an opportunity for a personnel exchange between PHS core hospitals – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and McLean Hospital – and participating biopharmaceuticals, venture capital firms, and other…

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Partners Event Gathers International Cancer Leaders

March 9, 2016

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Partners HealthCare today announced the second annual World Medical Innovation Forum™, which will bring together more than 1,100 international cancer technology decision-makers from industry, investment, clinical and research communities, April 25-27, 2016 in Boston. “First Look: Next Wave of Cancer Breakthroughs” Tweet this Forum keynoters include the CEOs of Novartis, BMS, Amgen and Abbvie…

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Partners HealthCare and Health Catalyst Honored as Recipients of the 2016 Microsoft Health Innovation Awards

March 9, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY and BOSTON, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Health Catalyst and Partners HealthCare today announced they have been named recipients of Microsoft Corp.’s 2016 Health Innovation Awards. The organizations won the “Reinventing Productivity and Business Processes” category, which evaluates solutions that transform care delivery or population health by connecting clinicians and staff to…

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Health Catalyst Announces New Products at HIMSS16

March 1, 2016

From the floor of the HIMSS16 Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Health Catalyst announced it is launching the most significant update to its technology and product strategy since the introduction of its industry-changing Late-Binding™ Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) in 2008. The expansion of Health Catalyst’s product development program comes with the strong endorsement of…

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INNOVATION IS ON THE MOVE

February 26, 2016

Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA February, 29, 2016 Partners HealthCare Innovation 215 First Street, Suite 500 Cambridge, MA 02142 In February the deal making portion of our team will move to its new home in Kendall Square – the global center of life science discovery and application. The new location will allow us to take direct…

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New $1 Million Innovation Discovery Grants Program

January 15, 2016

The 2016 Partners HealthCare $1 million Innovation Discovery Grants Program (IDG) is being launched today. This second staging of the Discovery Grant program is to improve patient health by accelerating the commercialization of PHS innovations and engaging our new innovators including from outside of traditional clinical and research groups. Individual grants to Partners faculty and…

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Innovation is on the Move

January 15, 2016

Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA February, 15, 2016 Partners HealthCare Innovation 215 First Street, Suite 500 Cambridge, MA 02142 In February the deal making portion of our team will move to its new home in Kendall Square – the global center of life science discovery and application. The new location will allow us to take direct…

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NinePoint Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

November 11, 2015

NinePoint Medical, an in vivo pathology device maker and RVL licensee, recently received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its Nvision VLE Imaging System, a next-generation, high resolution optical imaging technology. The Nvision VLE Imaging System is indicated for use as an imaging tool in the evaluation of human tissue…

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Sunquest Information Systems and Partners HealthCare Announce New Features to Advance Genome and Exome Testing

October 1, 2015

Release extends filtration, annotation and storage capabilities for complex genetic data Tucson, AZ and Boston, MA —(PRWEB) —  Sunquest Information Systems Inc. and Partners HealthCare today announced the general availability of a new version of GeneInsight, a genetic information solution, to extend the system’s report generation and knowledge management capabilities to exome and genome testing. Developed at…

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Partners HealthCare, Health Catalyst announce strategic collaboration to improve patient care

September 10, 2015

Creates new Center of Excellence in Population Health to share best practices, improve patient care BOSTON and SALT LAKE CITY – Partners HealthCare, founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, and Health Catalyst have established a strategic collaboration aimed at fostering and accelerating the adoption of population health management (PHM) strategies and…

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Partners Innovation Development Grants Program

September 3, 2015

Process and Procedures – 2013 Program Cycle Background And Purpose Partners HealthCare (PHS) has established the Innovation Development Grants (IDG) program to significantly enhance the commercial outcomes of the innovations of the outstanding scientists, clinicians and staff of PHS and its affiliated institutions. This new PHS-wide initiative is managed by Research Ventures & Licensing (RVL)…

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A Timely Tool: Innovation Discovery Grants

September 1, 2015

A look at two Innovation Discovery Grants programs and a snapshot of how IDG bridges the translational gap. In the race to develop a handheld magnetic resonance device that can measure lung tissue density at the patient bedside, $50,000 might seem like a drop in the bucket. But a $50,000 award from Partners HealthCare’s Innovation…

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Partners Innovation Development Grants Program

August 25, 2015

Process and Procedures – 2013 Program Cycle Background And Purpose Partners HealthCare (PHS) has established the Innovation Development Grants (IDG) program to significantly enhance the commercial outcomes of the innovations of the outstanding scientists, clinicians and staff of PHS and its affiliated institutions. This new PHS-wide initiative is managed by Research Ventures & Licensing (RVL) and…

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Innovation Discovery Grant Update

June 1, 2015

Fighting the Consequences of Obesity Treatment of Liver Disease with a Peptide Fragment Joel Habener, MD MGH, Endocrine Nearly 35% of Americans are obese according to the Center for Disease Control. There are a growing number of therapeutic responses to the potentially devastating consequences of the disease. Among the greatest areas of need is obesity-related…

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