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Accelerating the Future of Medicine with Gene and Cell Therapy

Posted by Mass General Brigham on September 14, 2021

See what nearly two dozen healthcare, scientific and investment experts say are the key issues and opportunities in gene and cell therapy. The World Medical Innovation Forum and Recon Strategy teams have prepared a paper describing what’s ahead for these potentially game-changing discoveries.

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Topics: Providers, Mass General Brigham, Virtual innovation

Meet Barry Shelton: peer recovery coach at AllWays Health Partners

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on September 02, 2021

Did you know that AllWays Health Partners was one of the first health plans in the country to have peer recovery coaches on staff? Seeing as September is National Recovery Month, we want to take this timely opportunity to share some of the life-changing work of our Peer Recovery Coaches and the impact that has on members' access to the different pathways of recovery. This week of National Recovery Month, meet peer recovery coach, Barry Shelton, CARC, CPS.

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Topics: Virtual innovation, Members, Brokers, Employers, Behavioral and mental health, Employee spotlight

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

Learn how hybrid care is changing the way patients receive health services

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on August 12, 2021

At a recent Reuters Event, Lindsay Jubelt, Chief Population Health Officer at Mass General Brigham and Chief Medical Officer at AllWays Health Partners, spoke about the evolution of the hybrid care model. Learn more about how our partnership with Mass General Brigham gives us a direct sightline into patient care—and how we are changing it to revolve around the evolving needs of our members.

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Topics: Providers, Mass General Brigham, Virtual innovation, Members, Brokers, Employers, Medical leadership partners

Mass General Brigham launches new digital health initiatives

Posted by Mass General Brigham on July 27, 2021

Mass General Brigham has launched new programs to support patients with limited access to technology and digital care. The programs, piloted this spring as part of the Mass General Brigham United Against Racism initiative, are bringing digital resources directly to patients in high-risk communities. The programs focus on a three-tiered approach—providing patients access to physical devices like tablet computers, software technologies like web access and digital tools, and digital literacy training.

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Topics: Providers, Mass General Brigham, Virtual innovation, Brokers, Employers