CDW, Cerner announce EMR contest; Siemens offers new financing;

> CDW and Cerner are holding a contest for medical practices to win a $50,000 EMR system. Article

> Siemens Healthcare has announced a series of EMR financing options, including zero-percent interest and deferred payment schedules. Press release

> Pulse Systems is the first to receive comprehensive certification under CCHIT's new 2011 criteria. Article

> CCHIT Chairman Dr. Mark Leavitt discusses certification trends. Blog

> Southcoast Health System, New Bedford, Mass., will implement ProVation Order Sets from Wolters Kluwer Health. Press release

> IBM has won a $22.5 million (Canadian) contract to build an EHR system for the province of Manitoba. Press release

And Finally... SEEDIE makes certification suitable for Twitter. Blog