CMA: Conference to Discuss Online Trends
The California Medical Association is sponsoring a one-day symposium, "E-Health and the Internet: Opportunities and Pitfalls for California's Practicing Physicians," next Wednesday, June 28th, in San Francisco. The seminar is designed to prepare doctors and other health care professionals for the changing world of science, technology and medical practice. Speakers will discuss how the benefits and shortcomings of these new advances are improving clinical quality, lowering administrative costs and better educating patients and health care providers on issues of health and well-being. Keynote speakers include Sam Karp, CIO of the California Healthcare Foundation, Dr. Marie Kuffner, president of the California Medical Association and representatives from the online health industry, such as Gary Mendoza of HealthAllies.com and Steve Prugelman of iScribe (CMA release).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.