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Category: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

  • Study Shows SNF-at-Home Care Feasible, Less Costly

    For seniors, receiving skilled care at home – instead of at a skilled nursing facility (SNF) – could have considerable benefits, including better patient experience and lower costs. That’s according to a study by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The study was conducted between August and September of 2019 and used a pilot trial […]

  • Trial of intranasal Alzheimer’s vaccine gets underway in US

    The first patients are now being treated as part of a first-in-human trial of a vaccine, administered as a nasal spray, that aims to slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, US, hope that the vaccine will stimulate the immune system to clear the amyloid plaques […]

  • Brigham and Women’s, Biofourmis launch hospital-at-home solution nationwide

    The Boston-based hospital and digital therapeutics company are rolling out their co-developed remote monitoring solution across the country, which can help hospitals rapidly implement hospital-at-home programs. The announcement comes soon after CMS launched a program enabling health systems to provide hospital-level care at home for more than 60 conditions.