According to Politico.

Trumka do say in the telephone briefing that opposition to potential cuts will be among the factors considered when it comes to making endorsements in the 2012 elections. Trumka said he ‘could have trouble envisioning us endorsing individuals who actually voted for major cuts to Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid. That would have a dampening influence on any candidate if they were endorsed even,’ he added . Related StoriesTissue Regenix strengthens position in post-acute wound treatment market with Medicare insurance coverage for DermapureMembers signed up for Medicare Advantage satisfied with their plans, study findsUse of observation stays may lead to economic burden for a few Medicare patientsPolitico: Social Security Appears On Deficit Panel Agenda If the committee had been to take up changes to Social Protection, it might show that Congress wants systemic adjustments to the country’s finances -; something credit and markets rating agencies want to see.And a leading provider of healthcare information connectivity and systems solutions, today announced that it provides partnered with Allina Hospitals & Treatment centers to foster better patient care coordination among doctor practices of all sizes in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Related StoriesCancer medical diagnosis improvements in England: an interview with Lucy Elliss-BrookesSurgical startup seeks financing to build digital reality teaching libraryApplying a high restaurant model to healthcare communications: an interview with Brandi Robinson, Sanofi’By enabling a broad network of connectivity, Allina hopes to boost care, efficiency and convenience for all individuals while helping our doctors meet Meaningful Use standards and lower the total cost of treatment,’ said Robert Wieland, MD, Executive Vice President, Ambulatory Care, for Allina Hospitals & Treatment centers.