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National Committee for Quality Assurance even

Peggy O’Kane, founder and president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. 

By Tom Sullivan 03:48 pm October 16, 2017
But experts at Monday’s National Committee for Quality Assurance event say cutting costs without compromising quality is the hardest part.
risky Wi-Fi connections
By Jessica Davis 03:31 pm October 16, 2017
A Belgian researcher discovered a flaw in the protocol that could allow a hacker to hijack connections, launch man-in-the-middle attacks, view communications and decrypt traffic on all Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
Anthem builds new tech center
By Susan Morse 03:25 pm October 16, 2017
Anthem Technology Center will create new capabilities to enhance the consumer healthcare experience, help improve quality and lower healthcare costs, insurer says.

A screen snap explaining the Integrated Health Model Initiative. Photo via AMA

By Mike Miliard 02:58 pm October 16, 2017
Cerner, IBM, Intermountain, AMIA are early sign-ons to the new Integrated Health Model Initiative, which seeks to improve the way healthcare information is organized and shared.

Pine Rest Campus Clinic in Grand Rapids. Photo via pinerest.org

By Bernie Monegain 02:39 pm October 16, 2017
Goal is to give patients access to their clinical and behavioral info through MyChart, Epic’s patient portal.

Providence Health and Services's Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Amy Compton-Phillips, MD. Photo via providence.org

By Jessica Davis 02:25 pm October 16, 2017
EVP Amy Compton-Phillips says the West Coast health system is leveraging real-time data and informatics to improve patient outcomes, while reducing care costs.

Sagittal MRI with contrast of a glioblastoma. Photo via ChristarasA

By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am October 16, 2017
Researchers identify biomarker for progression and drug response to glioblastoma.
physician burnout
By Bill Siwicki 10:39 am October 16, 2017
Solutions should reduce the burden of repetitive data input that now takes place and enable seamless ways for clinicians to talk to each other, experts say.
patient experience
By Tom Sullivan 10:10 am October 16, 2017
Hospitals are beginning to think big about patient experience, which starts in people’s homes, communities and even workplaces.
Predictive analytics in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:29 am October 16, 2017
Using big data to find incidents of medication nonadherence – and using it tailor patient interventions  – is a key component to population health, says Harvard's Niteesh Choudhry.

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