Partners HealthCare said yesterday that it launched two new investment funds with $80 million geared toward advancing therapeutics and digital solutions. The Boston-based company said the funds address the lack of funding in pre-clinical life sciences, artificial intelligence and digital technology development. Partners added that the funds can support the development of new drugs and […]
Partners Healthcare’s Center won a research grant to pilot a text messaging program aimed at helping diabetic patients manage their condition.
The grant, provided by McKesson, was awarded to the hospital system’s Center for Connected Health.
The program, called Mobilizing for Health, targets under-served patients to study whether personalized text messages have an impact on clinical outcomes and physical activity in people with Type II diabetes, who are often obese and have low activity levels.
PARTNERS HEALTHCARE CENTER FOR CONNECTED HEALTH AWARDED MCKESSON FOUNDATION GRANT TO DEVELOP TEXT MESSAGING PROGRAM FOR DIABETES PATIENTS