Physician pay on the rise; Primary care doc recruitment, placement up from 2012;

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> Physician compensation, on average, is up nearly 3 percent over the past year, according to the latest survey from the American Medical Group Association. Announcement

> Primary care physician recruitment and placement is up from 2012, MedPage Today reported. Article

Provider News

> An Office of Inspector General investigation found no evidence that veteran deaths at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital were the direct result of care delays, according to the Associated Press. Article

Health Insurance News

> If insurers implement certain standards into their provider networks, they can help minority populations receive better care and thereby lower costs, according to a new issue brief from Families USA. Article

Health IT News

> Cyberinsurance can be instrumental in weathering a security breach of a provider's electronic health record system, but purchasers should review policies carefully since they vary widely, according to attorney Scott Godes, with Barnes & Thornburg in the District of Columbia. Article

And Finally… Enjoy summer while you can. Article