Partners HealthCare will give centers $90m
Aims to upgrade community care
Partners HealthCare plans to award community health centers $90 million over the next 15 years under a new grant program, part of a broad push to strengthen Massachusetts primary care providers. Partners is launching the initiative with its newly acquired insurer, Neighborhood Health Plan. In the first round of grants, it will give $4.25 million to 49 community health centers to help them adopt immediate improvements, such as upgrading technology that tracks patients’ health.