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What can health systems do to encourage physicians to embrace virtual care?

A Deloitte physician survey finds that while both consumers and doctors recognize the benefits of virtual care, most consumers haven’t had a virtual visit and only 14 percent of doctors offer them.

CEO Gawande’s first task: a road trip to hear firsthand about workers’ health challenges

Atul Gawande, MD — head of the still-unnamed healthcare joint venture among Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase — will embark on a cross-country listening tour to gauge the healthcare concerns of employees at the three companies.

Survey: Progress on Patient Safety Slowed by Ineffective Technology, Healthcare Professionals Say

A Health Catalyst survey on patient safety efforts across care settings finds that ineffective IT combined with a lack of real-time alerts is the biggest impediment to reducing medical errors.

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  1. The Name Game: the joint venture between (A)mazon, (B)erkshire, and (C)hase remains unnamed.

    Come up w/ a good name & I’ll send you a $10 Amazon Gift Certificate purchased via my Chase Checking account while I sit in my Berkshire Fruit of the Loom boxers.

    Tweet names to @ShimCode – or send your idea to info@shimcode.com

    Here’s my first bad name – courtesy of Shirley Ellis: “Mazon, BoBerkshire, Fee Fi Fo Chase”







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