Through an exciting partnership with Liz Walker and the Better Living team, Partners HealthCare is highlighting community health programs at the hospitals and licensed and affiliated health center across the Partners network, as well as by our external partners. The segments in the programs represent our commitment to the communities we serve by enhancing access to health care, building tomorrow’s health care workforce, and improving the health and well-being of our communities through prevention.


In the March 2014 episode of Better Living, Walker explored the theme of time.

 Partners Innovation and Daktari Diagnostics

Dr. Mehmet Toner talking about researchPartners Innovation is impacting health around the world. Watch how a hand held device is helping to streamline testing and diagnosing HIV/AIDS in Africa.

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Brigham and Women's Hopsital Midwifery Program

Woman who delivered her baby with the help of a midwifeMidwifery may be an ancient technique, but it is very current for many moms here in Boston. Listen to two new moms share their experiences with the Brigham and Women's Hospital Midwifery program.
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Massachusetts General Hospital's Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine

Kids taking part in a relaxation exerciseThe science of relaxing at the MGH Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine is helping MGH Scholars to release the stress in their lives and improve their grades in school.  

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Partners in Career and Workforce Development (PCWD) celebrates 15 years

PCWD students taking part in a classPartners in Career and Workforce Development – PCWD – is celebrating 15 years of job training and setting people on paths to professional success. Hear one of the first graduates of PCWD tell how the program has changed her life and her family’s life.  View the video.

Previous Episodes

Watch segments from previous episodes of Better Living: