In 2014, Massachusetts General Hospital embraced a plan to design and implement a large-scale patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) program that explores patient symptoms and outcomes in a way that is unfiltered and direct from the patient.
Obstetrician-gynecologists from five academic medical centers describe how their departments have begun to implement health equity morbidity and mortality conferences.
Orthopedic doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital discuss their prehabilitation program and its promising potential for patient recovery and satisfaction.
Comprehensive preoperative assessment of functional status identifies patients likely to have high health care utilization, but it is burdensome for both patients and providers. Brigham and Women’s Hospital developed a new program specifically for preoperative use that can be completed in less than 10 minutes.
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is a patient-centered, evidence-based approach to surgical care that helps to minimize pain, avoid complications, and more.