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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS
Institute of Medicine Report
Institute of Medicine
Graduate Medical Education (GME) that meets the nation's health needs more transparency and accountability is needed in the GME financing system.
We're getting closer to vaccines and drugs for Ebola
A NIH immunologist said that his research team is working on a vaccine to prevent Ebola, which is completely effective in monkeys, and will be tested in humans in September.
Bill would keep Medicaid raise for primary care through 2016
Medscape (free login required)
A bill was introduced that would extend a Medicaid raise for primary-care physicians another two years through 2016 and make more clinicians eligible for the extra money.
CDC to take action on EHR failings
Healthcare IT News
The CDC doesn't routinely get involved in telling hospitals how to run operations, but with increasing reports of EHR deployment problems, they now see the need to act.
$1,000 hepatitis pill shows why fixing health costs is so hard
The New York Times
A new drug for the liver disease hepatitis C is scaring people because it costs $1,000 a pill and about $84,000 for a typical person’s total treatment.
Virtual therapy sessions make mental-healthcare more widely available
The Boston Globe
As therapists don’t do physical exams, the field is perhaps uniquely suited to transition from face-to-face meetings to online appointments.
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