Blue Button Plus Challenge – Call for Patient Input

ONC is sponsoring the Blue Button Plus Challenge — putting up some prize money to incentivize teams of developers to come up with solutions to the problem of getting patient data to patients. The first phase of the challenge is crowdsourcing ideas from patients...

Can Patient-Centered Care Reduce Hospital Readmissions?

A recent Press Ganey white paper highlights an association between HCAHPS performance — patient experience scores — and lower rates of readmission. (Performance Insights – The Relationship Between HCAHPS Performance and Readmission Penalties.) With...

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