Partners HealthCare

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Not to be confused with Partners in Health.
Partners HealthCare
Partners HealthCare logo.svg
Abbreviation PHS
Formation 1994
Type Non-profit organization
Headquarters Prudential Tower
Boston, Massachusetts
President & CEO Gary Gottlieb
Website http://www.partners.org/

Partners HealthCare is a non-profit organization that owns several hospitals in Massachusetts, primarily in the Boston area. Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital founded the organization in 1994.[1] Partners is the largest healthcare provider in Massachusetts[2] and many of its hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School.[citation needed]

Composition[edit]

Current members of Partners HealthCare include:

Partners Continuing Care[edit]

Partners Continuing Care is the Non-Acute Care Services Division of Partners HealthCare headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The organization provides rehabilitation, long term acute care, skilled nursing, home health care, and hospice services. Partners Continuing Care consists of the following organizations:

  • Partners Healthcare at Home
  • Partners Hospice
  • Partners Private Care

Spaulding Rehabilitation Network[edit]

  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Cape Cod, formerly Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape and Islands
  • Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care Cambridge, formerly Spaulding Hospital Cambridge
  • Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care North Shore, formerly Shaughnessy-Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital (SKRH)
  • Spaulding Nursing and Therapy Center North End, formerly North End Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
  • Spaulding Nursing and Therapy Center West Roxbury, formerly The Boston Center for Rehabilitative and Sub-Acute Care
  • Clark House Nursing Center at Fox Hill Village
  • 23 outpatient centers

Partners International Medical Services[edit]

Partners International Medical Services (PIMS) is a subsidiary of Partners HealthCare that focuses on the advancement of global health. PIMS collaborates with foreign embassies, ministries of health, and universities overseas to improve health status indicators directly through patient care initiatives and indirectly through medical conferences and other educational programs for physicians and nurses.

Expansion[edit]

In 2013, Partners HealthCare System's plan to take over 378-bed South Shore Hospital in Weymouth was reviewed due to fears that the expansion plan is anticompetitive, a conduct Partners HealthCare System had been accused of over the past four years in other cases.[3][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A handshake that made healthcare history
  2. ^ a b http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/2014/01/17/partners-healthcare-rebuts-state-report-says-expansion-south-shore-will-save-millions/2wGIQEELBo5HLkhjHguDRO/story.html
  3. ^ http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/09/16/health-care-industry-awaits-decision-regulators-partners-bid-acquire-south-shore-hospital/iUdPr5AuTksCfTdYIBPmeP/story.html

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