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What hospitals need to improve patient experience: Real-time point of care data
By Mike Miliard 10:33 am June 22, 2018
Beyond HCAHPS: CXOs are looking for technology to offer better patient experience as a competitive differentiator.
By Healthcare IT News Staff 10:16 am June 22, 2018
Submissions for speaking opportunities at the health IT conference are open until July 16, 2018.
What new Amazon venture CEO Atul Gawande said at AHIP
By Susan Morse 05:33 pm June 21, 2018
SAN DIEGO - Atul Gawande, MD, addressed a range of topics concerning the direction healthcare needs to move at America's Health Insurance Plans Institute & Expo Thursday. 
Valley Medical Group prescription refill program
By Bill Siwicki 03:26 pm June 21, 2018
Valley Medical Group's use of health IT has improved efficiency and boosted staff and provider satisfaction.
CMS unveils new Data Element Library
By Mike Miliard 01:43 pm June 21, 2018
The database will help EHR vendors incorporate health IT standards to smooth the exchange of patient information across care settings.
Walmart filed a patent for blockchain, wearables and EHR data
By Dave Muoio 10:11 am June 21, 2018
The retail giant is looking to protect a method for obtaining EHR data via the distributed ledger technology.
Adrienne Boissy, MD, Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer speaking at HIMSS Patient Experience Summit

Adrienne Boissy, MD, Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer speaking at the Summit on Monday. Credit: Twitter

By John Sharp 09:17 am June 21, 2018
Boston University researchers also demonstrated an avatar-based coaching app at the Patient Experience Summit.
CMS to host Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference this summer
By Mike Miliard 08:54 am June 21, 2018
The event, on Aug. 13, will host app developers to build and innovate software that can help patients access and understand their health data, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said.
hospital tech investments this year
By Jeff Lagasse 02:28 pm June 20, 2018
Healthcare organizations are also planning to ramp up customer relationship tools as they continue on the path to self-disruption, according to new research from Ernst & Young.
Atul Gawande to lead Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase venture

Atul Gawande, MD, delivering a speech at a Geisinger Health System event in Pennsylvania in 2015. Photo by Lisa Lake, Getty Images

By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm June 20, 2018
As CEO of the new company, which will be based in Boston, the public health expert will seek to "incubate better models of care for all," he says.

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