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Eli Lilly and Company

The EDI Institute is excited to be partnering with Lilly at cancer centers across the country. Lilly Moments was created in support of Lilly's ongoing commitment to enhance the patient experience. Contact us to learn more.

The EDI Institute and McLean Hospital, the top-ranked psychiatric hospital in the country, have established a strategic partnership to implement and study EDI in clinical settings across a wide variety of psychiatric conditions, levels of care, and delivery models. McLean has led the nation in the early use of EDI, and has successfully implemented EDI in multiple therapeutic, staff, and school programs. The EDI Institute is providing McLean with priority access to EDI innovations, and McLean is serving as an ongoing learning laboratory for the integration and testing of EDI.

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, one of the leading cancer centers in the country, was the first healthcare institution to adopt EDI — initially as part of The Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies. Dana-Farber is now expanding its use of EDI across multiple patient and staff programs, with the long-term goal of integrating expressive imagery into the fabric of patient and staff experiences across the institute.

Gosnold on Cape Cod, one of the country’s leading providers of addiction and mental health services, has led the nation in the use of EDI for addiction treatment. Gosnold is integrating EDI broadly into therapeutic programs across multiple levels of care as part of its ongoing strategy to develop innovative approaches for improving treatment outcomes.

Old Colony Hospice is a free-standing, non-profit, accredited healthcare organization that provides services through a core staff of registered nurses, social workers, counselors, volunteers, hospice aides, and consultants. Old Colony Hospice has been providing compassionate hospice care since 1979 and is proud to serve over 50 Massachusetts cities and towns in our service area. Old Colony Hospice is integrating EDI into the compassionate care services that it provides for patients and into staff programs.

The Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale is one of the country’s top centers for cancer care and research. Smilow leadership made the decision to integrate EDI into programs for both patients and healthcare providers as an innovative approach for improving the patient experience. EDI is being implemented broadly across a variety of Smilow patient and provider programs.

Bridgeport Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health, is a leading regional acute care hospital serving patients from across Connecticut. Bridgeport is integrating EDI throughout programs for patients, families, and caregivers across diverse areas including geriatrics, psychiatry, and pediatrics.

The EDI Institute and the Yale School of Medicine have entered into an exciting research partnership to study the effects of EDI on outcomes of patients with heart disease. The research will explore how EDI can enhance standard secondary prevention therapies for patients recuperating from cardiac events, and help improve psychosocial supports, patient adherence, and enrollment.

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is a nationally renowned organization working with healthcare professionals to ensure that compassion, respect and empathy are at the core of all healthcare interactions. The Gold Foundation is well known for the Gold Humanism Honor Society and its 25,000+ doctors recognized for practicing patient-centered care. The EDI Institute has entered into a strategic partnership with the Gold Foundation to integrate EDI into Tell Me More®, the Gold Foundation’s newest strategic initiative aimed at creating a culture of compassion in healthcare institutions everywhere.

Jeff's Place is a highly esteemed organization facilitating healthy integration of loss for children, teens, and their families by helping them feel connected with each other and less alone in their grief journey. Jeff’s Place is integrating EDI into its free clinical support services, offering a powerful new technique to promote self-expression and resiliency.

The Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH) is a new state-of-the-art psychiatric hospital run by the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. In affiliation with UMass Medical School, WRCH is integrating EDI into its renowned pediatric psychiatric programs with plans to conduct clinical research on the effectiveness of EDI.

The Veterans Administration is innovating ways to help veterans heal at the Creative Expressions studio on its Boston’s Brockton campus. The VA integrated EDI into its therapeutic programs to provide a unique and accessible way for Veterans to express their complex feelings, thoughts, and experiences.

Manitou Experience, a summer camp for boys who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling, has integrated EDI into its therapeutic programs. At Manitou, trained counselors help campers navigate their grief in a safe environment through friendship, teamwork, and athletics.

The Expressive Therapies Program at Lesley University is partnering with the EDI Institute to enhance its training of graduate students and to collaborate with faculty on research into the effectiveness of using digital imagery for therapeutic purposes.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Massachusetts (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The EDI Institute and NAMI Massachusetts have entered a strategic partnership to integrate EDI into NAMI community-based programs providing free education, skills training, and support.