Meaningful Use should top Mostashari's list; iPads becoming familiar tools;

> When Healthcare IT News asked its readers what Farzad Mostashari's leading priority should be as he settles in as the new National Coordinator for health IT, the majority of respondents (35 percent) said that making Meaningful Use easier to achieve should be at the top of the list. Article

> Thirty percent of physicians now are using iPads to access EHRs, view radiology images, and communicate with patients, Manhattan Research reports. An additional 28 percent of physicians plan to buy an iPad within the next six months. Press release

> The University of Kansas Hospital in Westwood soon will have the only single EMR system in the region that not only will handle all inpatient information, but will extend to every outpatient clinic operation affiliated with the hospital. Announcement

> A team from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Stanford University is developing a new clinical trial on diabetes involving 3,000 veteran that will use EMRs to track best outcomes. Article

And Finally... Multitasking can be mind-boggling. Article

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