Where to cut hospital costs; Remote monitoring saves on care costs;

> In these times, hospitals need to cut costs aggressively, but sometimes it's hard to decide where to look. Need ideas? HospitalImpact's Tony Chen offers some suggestions on where to look. Article

> A new report suggests that remote monitoring of cardiac patients can reduce patient care costs substantially. FierceHealthIT

> Investor-owned hospitals are falling a bit behind the national average on quality ratings, according to a new analysis of the second set of Hospital Compare data. FierceHealthcare

> If you're thinking about rolling out computerized physician order-entry, be prepared to invest more money and time than you expected, new research suggests. FierceHealthIT

And Finally... Calling 911 when you're in danger is smart. What he did afterward was really stupid. Article

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