EMR leads to transcriptionist cuts at Fletcher Allen; JAG Products debuts mobile EMR;

> Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt., is cutting 30 transcriptionist positions as a result of an EMR implementation. Article

> JAG Products, a developer of software for behavioral health facilities, has introduced an EMR for mobile devices. Press release

> The Regional Development Institute at Northern Illinois University has published an e-book on how PHRs can improve care. E-book (.pdf)

> CPOE and order set developer Performance Clinical Systems, formerly known as Stepping Stone Clinical Systems, has hired Brian O'Neill as its new CEO. Press release

> Vangent, an Arlington, Va.-based company that developed a behavioral health component for military EMRs, has established a new Health Strategy and Innovation Group to consult on EMR and HIE projects. Press release

> Jeff Surges, president of U.S. Sales for Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, has been named a director of Merge Healthcare. News brief

And Finally... Fictional vendor Extormity loves when federal officials drag their feet. Blog