Dossia continues to struggle; N.Y. IPA to host system for 150 docs;

> Now nearly three years old, the Dossia PHR consortium continues to struggle with implementation. Article

> The Catholic Independent Practice Association in Buffalo, N.Y., will host eClinicalWorks EMRs for 150 physicians, both inside and outside the IPA's network of clinics. Article

> Worcester (Mass.) Polytechnic Institute has established a health IT center to help area providers adopt EMRs. Article

> ONC says it will award competitive NHIN contracts before the end of the year. Article

> HIMSS will hold its 2012 annual conference in Las Vegas. Press release

> Small EMR vendors in the UK face an uphill battle as it seems the National Health Service will freeze or cut spending in 2011. Article

And Finally... Why is PHR adoption so slow? SEEDIE may have an answer. Parody