Cost Trends Reports present an overview of health care spending and delivery trends in Massachusetts, evaluates progress in key areas, and makes recommendations for strategies to increase quality and efficiency in the Commonwealth.
A series of online briefs created by the Health Policy Commission that spotlight new research and data findings relevant to the HPC's mission to drive down the cost of health care. HPC DataPoints will showcase brief overviews and interactive graphics on relevant health policy topics.
The 2014 MeHI Consumer and Provider Health IT Research Study provides a look into the ways that health IT is used and perceived by Massachusetts healthcare providers and consumers across various settings of care.
Sponsored by MeHI and conducted by The MassINC Polling Group, this report identifies key challenges faced by Massachusetts family caregivers and offers insight to help entrepreneurs develop solutions to address those challenges.
MIMIC is an openly available dataset developed by the MIT Lab for Computational Physiology, comprising deidentified health data associated with ~40,000 critical care patients. It includes demographics, vital signs, laboratory tests, medications, and more.
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center leads a competitive program for companies interested in entering the Massachusetts market. The Massachusetts Transition and Growth (MassTAG) program was created with the intention of providing working capital (on a per job created basis) to new to Massachusetts companies. Eligible companies must, at the time of application, have no physical presence in Massachusetts, at least 5 full-time employees globally, and intend to hire at least 10 full-time employees in the company’s first 12 months operating in Massachusetts.
The agreement templates listed in the table were created by the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership (MACP)* to lower the barriers to form industry-to-academic collaborations in digital health. The templates cover the areas of software and technology licensing and sponsored research in digital health.
With strategic relationships with the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the Visiting Nurse Associations of New England, HDI has collaborated with over 10 healthcare provider organizations across the continuum of care. The result is a living learning lab for healthcare innovation in central Massachusetts centered at HDI at WPI, healthcare graduate programs, thought leadership programs such as symposia and innovation forums, and workforce talent.