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New study: Whiplash injuries now visible

Posted by Mass General Brigham on August 24, 2021

An international research group led by researchers from the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital released a ground-breaking new study titled “Whiplash injuries associated with experienced pain and disability can be visualized with [11C]-D-deprenyl PET/CT” in the Journal of PAIN.

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Topics: Providers, Clinical health, Mass General Brigham, Physical health and wellness

Mass General Brigham launches collaboration with Beth Israel Lahey Health’s Mount Auburn Hospital to develop more equitable virtual care models

Posted by Mass General Brigham on August 19, 2021

Mass General Brigham and Mount Auburn Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, announced that they are launching a collaboration to develop and operationalize a sustainable, multi-lingual, patient-centric virtual care intervention. The new ADVOCATE (Advancing Digital and Virtual Opportunities for Care Access Translates to Equity) virtual care initiative will identify barriers to digital health care among diverse populations, design better digital tools to address these barriers, validate the use of multi-lingual educational resources for patients (e.g., videos, tip sheets), and measure adoption of these resources in actual patient populations.  

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Topics: Clinical health, Mass General Brigham, Virtual innovation, Diversity, equity & inclusion

Help someone commit to quit this upcoming World No Tobacco Day

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on May 20, 2021

On May 31, we come together worldwide to support those wanting to quit smoking on World No Tobacco Day. Annually, this day is an opportunity to reinforce the dangers of tobacco use while educating the general population that tobacco-related disease is preventable. Learn more information you can share with patients, family, friends, employees, or colleagues that offer education and support.

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Topics: Clinical health, Physical health and wellness

Help patients commit to quit on World No Tobacco Day

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on May 20, 2021

On May 31, we come together worldwide to support those wanting to quit smoking on World No Tobacco Day. Annually, this day is an opportunity to reinforce the dangers of tobacco use while educating the general population that tobacco-related disease is preventable. Learn more information you can share with patients, family, friends, employees, or colleagues that offer education and support.

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Topics: Providers, Clinical health, Physical health and wellness, Members, Employers

Insider News: Making masks and forging connections

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on April 16, 2020

This week we're sharing new recommendations from the CDC around wearing cloth face coverings in public, including instructions for making your own. We also have some positive news about a new N95 mask decontamination center located in Somerville and a report showing that Americans still feel connected to their friends and family despite the COVID-19 crisis.

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Topics: Providers, COVID-19, Clinical health, Brokers