All articles related to "hospitals":

How Boston-area hospitals are catering to the suburbs

Marquee Boston-based hospitals such as Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have been expanding their footprint in the surrounding suburbs, according to news reports. A January 4, 2021 Boston Magazine article explored the ins and…

In health sector, surgery is major contributor to climate change

Surgery is resource intensive and contributes substantially to greenhouse-gas emissions within the health sector, according to a Lancet article co-authored by Aaron Bernstein. And as lifesaving procedures become increasingly available around the world, the climate impact could get…

Telemedicine use surging in coronavirus pandemic

As people avoid hospitals and doctors’ offices to slow the spread of coronavirus, they’re increasingly using telemedicine—virtual connection with medical professionals via mobile devices or computer—according to a March 19, 2020 WGBH story. Several large telehealth companies are…

Can hospitals across the nation keep up?

New models developed by researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) and at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health project that, as the number of coronavirus patients increases in the U.S., the pressure on hospitals across…

Climate in the clinic

Physicians, health leaders discuss how to address the health impacts of climate change February 19, 2020 – Climate change—and how it affects health—should be front and center for doctors, health care workers, and hospitals. That was the key…