ALSO NOTED: Healthcare issues still playing big electoral role; CMS pays incentives for EMR use; and much more...

> Healthcare issues continue to play a major role in the campaigning leading up to U.S. presidential election. Article

> CMS has launched a program giving physicians a financial incentive to report quality data using electronic medical records. FierceHealthIT

> Maryland leaders are proposing a new $59 million program to expand nurse training programs there. Article

> Humana has instituted a policy under which it won't charge Medicare members receiving certain generics from its preferred home delivery service. Article

And Finally...  Talk about a transformation--this little girl will be a new person. Article