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.
Allways Health Partners was recently featured in a case study published by the New England Journal of Medicine. Keep reading to learn how we created an integrated ACO model that facilitates care coordination for our members while addressing overutilization of costly health services.
In collaboration with our partners at Mass General Brigham, our members now have free access to the Down Syndrome Clinic to You (DSC2U), an online service developed by Dr. Brian Skotko, MD, MPP, and the teams from the Down Syndrome Program and Lab of Computer Science at Massachusetts General Hospital. DSC2U provides patients with a personalized health and wellness plan that can be shared with their primary care provider to improve their overall health care journey. Keep reading to learn more about the clinic and Dr. Skotko’s mission to democratize healthcare for people with Down syndrome.
Based on input from our members and employers, we created high-performance networks to support our mission of helping people live healthier lives. With any new product comes questions, so continue reading for insights from Christine Murphy, Vice President of Network Management at AllWays Health Partners to learn more about how these networks support our commitment to our community.
Last week we shared Part 1 of our conversation with Infectious Disease Specialist and Medical Director at AllWays Health Partners, Dr. James Hellinger about new COVID-19 findings. Continue reading for part 2 where Dr. Hellinger talks about COVID-19 testing requirements if you're vaccinated, advice for vaccinated parents living with unvaccinated children, and the importance of vaccinating adolescents.