GlaxoSmithKline ditches doc payments; Handful of factors worsen Ebola outbreak

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> A major pharmaceutical company did away with promotional payments to doctors and believes others will follow suit, the Boston Globe reported. Article

> A new report from Press Ganey offers tips from the trenches for practices looking to create their own patient-review websites. Report

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> The circumstances of this year's Ebola outbreak significantly exacerbated the worst-case scenario for the virus, according to Vox. Article

Payer News

> Although bundled payments are an increasingly common way for insurers to pay for care--and can improve quality and lower costs--some industry experts worry that they could have more negative consequences than benefits. Article

Health IT News

> Improving the information systems provisioning process at Partners Healthcare is about knocking down walls between teams as much as breaking down silos of information, Scott MacLean, deputy CIO and director of IS operations, writes at Article

And Finally… Guilt left a bad taste in his mouth. Article