ALSO NOTED: IT leaders, other execs clash over spending priorities; Med mal insurer offers discounts for PHR use; and much more

> It seems that IT leaders disagree with others in the healthcare executive suite when it comes to where the money should be spent. FierceHealthFinance

> An Oregon-based medical malpractice insurer has begun offering discounts to physicians who use personal health records, among other technologies. FierceHealthIT

> Pharma company Novartis has been pushing for use of its experimental flu vaccine prior to any potential outbreak. FierceVaccines

> Tennessee health plan HealthSpring says it is happy with the results of its pay-for-performance programs, which involve 348 doctors and 25,000 members. Article

And Finally...  You couldn't pay me enough to work in a war zone on the other side of the world. But apparently, some people like the idea. Article

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