SPOTLIGHT: Leavitt seeks "Travelocity" for healthcare


Well, even he admits that we're miles away from this point, but someday, HHS secretary Mike Leavitt would like to see the industry establish a "Travelocity for healthcare" which would provide price and quality information as fluidly as the travel site. In Leavitt's mind, the site would include quality ratings (assigned by Medicare, naturally), drawing on information from the physician's own electronic medical record. Article

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