PGHDConnect Honored with a 2019 Digital Health Award

Congratulations to the PGHDConnect Team who were recent Silver medal winners in the Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring category of the Spring 2019 Digital Health Awards.  The Digital Health Awards are organized by the Health Information Resource Center and recognizes high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. To see a list of all the category… Read more »

Joe Kvedar, MD, New President-Elect of The American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

WASHINGTON, DC, JULY 25, 2019 — TheAmerican Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced the election of Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, as President-Elect. Dr. Kvedar is Vice President of Connected Health at Partners HealthCare, and Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kvedar previously served as President of ATA from 2004-2005, and was a member of the Board… Read more »

PARTNERS CONNECTED HEALTH LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE APP, ALLOWING PATIENTS AND PROVIDERS TO EASILY SHARE PATIENT-GENERATED HEALTH DATA FROM 250 DEVICES

BOSTON — To enhance its PGHDConnect platform, Partners Connected Health announced the launch of a new patient-facing mobile app that allows patients to easily and securely share personal health data with their care team from a larger selection of consumer health devices, including activity trackers, wearables, sensors, and remote monitoring devices. Its VitalSnap feature enables the… Read more »

Partners HealthCare Launches New Center of Excellence

In Collaboration with Persistent Systems, Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs Will Reimagine the Patient Experience Boston, MA– Today at the 10th annual Connected Health Conference, Partners HealthCare announced the formation of a new center of excellence – Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs – that aims to disrupt the delivery of healthcare to enhance the patient experience, improve… Read more »

PGHDConnect Team Winners in 2018 Xconomy Awards!

Congratulations to the PGHDConnect Team who were winners in the Patient Partnership category of the 2018 Xconomy Awards.  The annual awards held as part of BioTech Week Boston, “celebrate the people, companies, and organizations that make the Boston life sciences ecosystem one of the most vibrant and innovative in the world”. To see a list of… Read more »

Partners HealthCare, Neighborhood Health Plan Team Up to Offer New Telehealth Option

BOSTON — Partners HealthCare announced today that it has recently deployed a new telehealth initiative called Partners HealthCare On Demand. Working in conjunction with Teladoc Health, Partners HealthCare is offering a new solution for urgent care video visits, providing high-quality urgent care services from Partners HealthCare clinicians for minor illnesses and injuries. Partners HealthCare On… Read more »

Connected Health Team Honored as Xcomony Awards Finalist

Congratulations are in order for the PGHD Connect team as they were chosen as a finalist in the Patient Partnership category of the 2018 Xconomy Awards.  The second annual awards “celebrate the people, companies and organizations that make the Boston life sciences ecosystem one of the most vibrant and innovative in the world”.  The finalists… Read more »

Innovation Team Contributes to Sg2 Report on Post-Accute Care Planning

Post-Acute Care is in the cross-hairs of CMS-led efforts for site-neutral payment and volume shifts to lower-cost sites; it’s expected that some markets will lack the capacity to accommodate these shifts. Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH, Senior Director, Partners Connected Health Innovation Connect, lent his expertise to “Post-Acute Care: Planning Ahead of the Continuing Care Curve,”… Read more »

Personal Connected Health Alliance Announces Theme for 10th Annual Connected Health Conference: Balancing Technology and The Human Element

ARLINGTON, VA and BOSTON — The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance), a HIMSS organization, today announced that the 2018 Connected Health Conference will return to Boston, October 17-19, focusing on Balancing Technology and the Human Element. During three days of educational programming, deep dive sessions, keynote addresses, workshops and exhibits, CHC18 will explore how thoughtfully embedding… Read more »