Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel is seeking comments
on six draft interoperability specifications designed to support the
electronic exchange of health information, Health Data Management reports.
Academic medicine representatives told the Medicare Payment Advisory
Commission that medical education training needs to move into the 21st
century by focusing on IT adoption, and other clinical outcomes and quality measures, Modern Healthcare reports.
California fails to reprimand and revoke licenses of registered nurses with criminal pasts, including multiple felony convictions, ProPublica reports.
A McCain aide has said the presidential candidate would be for his health plan by cutting back the Medicare and Medicaid programs, the Wall Street Journal reports.