Amid the changing and challenging health care environment, and with government funding dwindling, a new position of Senior Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer has been created at BWH to assist the leadership team in seeking new sources of revenue and shaping the organization's partnership and investment strategy.
Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston found that doctors appeared to “wear down” during their morning and afternoon clinic sessions, and antibiotic prescribing rates increased.
A retrospective study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), has found an overuse of colonoscopies for colorectal cancer screening and surveillance. The study demonstrated that endoscopists commonly recommended shorter follow-up intervals than established guidelines support, and these recommendations were strongly correlated with subsequent colonoscopy overuse.
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital investigated whether the use of generic versus brand-name statins can play a role in medication adherence and whether or not this leads to improved health outcomes. They found that patients taking generic statins were more likely to adhere to their medication and also had a significantly lower rate of cardiovascular events and death.
Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that consumption of two or more servings of fish per week was associated with a lower risk of hearing loss in women.
A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Rush University Medical Center, reveals how early changes in brain DNA methylation are involved in Alzheimer's disease. DNA methylation is a biochemical alteration of the building blocks of DNA and is one of the markers that indicate whether the DNA is open and biologically active in a given region of the human genome.
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) conducted an analysis of all of the previous trials to date to better define both the benefits and risks of the competing anticoagulants.
New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital finds that higher caffeine intake is associated with lower rates of tinnitus, often described as a ringing or buzzing sound in the ear when there is no outside source of the sounds, in younger and middle-aged women.
For the 22nd consecutive year, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has been recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitals, ranking ninth in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals.
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