Community colleges address HIT worker demand; South Carolina exchange connects 11 EDs;

> Healthcare organizations are working closely with local community colleges to help meet the increased demand for IT workers that the stimulus-driven EMR push is creating. Column

> The Carolina eHealth Alliance, an HIE in Charleston, S.C., completed a live demonstration of a system that will connect 11 emergency departments. Press release

> AssistMed has introduced a new platform to capture both handwritten and spoken documentation and integrate the information into EMRs and other health information systems. Press release

> NorthBay Healthcare in Solano County, Calif., has taken a significant stride toward meaningful use by integrating 250 evidence-based order sets into its EMR. Press release

And Finally... Contrary to popular opinion, not all reporters are robots. But this one is. Blog post