Adventist Health System joins Partnership for Patients; Are innovators the key to saving healthcare?;

> Illinois-based Cook County Health and Hospitals System now is using a cloud-based virtual data center from Datalink to consolidate the data at its two hospitals and the county health department, Health Data Management reports. Post

> Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Adventist Health System, which has 43 campuses throughout the nation, will participate in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Partnership for Patients program, which uses health technology to help improve patient care via transitions from hospitals to other settings, Healthcare IT News reports. Article

> An intriguing commentary by journalist David Ewing Duncan in The Atlantic asks the question "Can the Innovator Class Save Healthcare?" In examining the recent TEDMED conference in Washington, D.C., Duncan says, sort of. Commentary

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