To Conserve PPE, Brigham Physicians Think Inside the Box
When faced with the impossible combination of a global pandemic and a widespread shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), health care professionals at Brigham and Women’s Hospital looked at possible solutions - and developed a creative COVID-19 testing approach that circumvents the need for PPE during patient testing while optimizing safety
Advancing Understanding of a Novel Virus, with Research
As the quest to better understand, treat and prevent COVID-19 continues, Partners HealthCare is engaged in wide-ranging research projects designed to enhance global understanding of the novel virus.
Biobank to Provide Clues to Help Researchers Target COVID-19
As the search for an effective COVID-19 treatment or vaccine continues, a biobank launched by a consortium, including Partners HealthCare, Biogen Inc. and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, is aimed at advancing knowledge of the novel virus.
Partners-Led Medical Center Brings Hope to Boston’s COVID-19 Patients
The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is accustomed to transformation, to meet the changing needs of its exhibitors. Recently, that transformation took shape in an unprecedented way: as a 1,000-bed medical center designed to treat COVID-19 patients and alleviate some of the pressure on Boston’s hospitals.
Resiliency Fund Keeps Boston Strong Through the Pandemic
Boston Strong has taken on added meaning, thanks to a fund created to marshal critical resources for front-line workers, health care providers, and Boston families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Talking to Kids When COVID-19’s in Question
From disruptions in daily life to fears about COVID-19 itself, it’s an anxious time for children as well as parents juggling work concerns with an intensified home life. And while there’s no perfect answer when children ask worried questions, there are tried-and-true strategies parents can draw on to keep concerns in check.