Dell, post-EMR launch, buys Perot Systems; Providers content with Medicare payment contractors

> Not long after launching its own EMR, Dell has acquired healthcare business solutions provider Perot Systems in a deal worth almost $4 billion. Article

> A new survey by CMS concludes that healthcare providers are reasonably happy with the service they get from contracting companies that process and pay Medicare claims. Article

> New research from benefits consultants Towers Perrin has concluded that employers have put their foot down when it comes to paying for health reform--and plan to take whatever steps they can to avoid making such payments. Article

> A few deals very well might come out of this week's health technology investment forum, which brings together healthcare IT investors and emerging HIT companies. Article

And Finally... This doctor isn't just preaching the H1N1 prevention gospel, he's doin' it hip-hop style. Article