New HIMSS site helps providers understand meaningful use; Apple grows EMR apps by 37 percent;

> HIMSS has launched a free website, Meaningful Use OneSource, to help providers decode the multiple segments of qualifying for meaningful use incentives. Press release 

> Florida-based Manatee Health System is kicking off a "huge technology undertaking," spending $2.5 million to implement Cerner's EMR system by late summer. Article

> Apple has grown its EMR apps offerings by 37 percent, adding seven new applications to its iTunes app store. Most are free, but six require purchase at a cost of $0.99 to just under $50. Blog post

> Metro South Medical Center in Blue Island, Ill., has deployed the inpatient and ambulatory segments of its Empower Systems EHR product. Blog post  

And Finally... You thought the trans fat wars in California were getting ugly, check out the French fry battle shaping up in Ohio. Article

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