$18.9M for safety-net providers to tap EMRs, IT; MI to e-connect 15,000 doctors statewide;

> 25 community health centers and safety-net providers across 16 states will be able to adopt new EMR systems and other technologies thanks to $18.9 million in grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration, a division of HHS. FierceHealthIT

> Hospital Impact's Tony Chen discusses his thoughts on patient-centric care after reading Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic. Hospital Impact

> The Michigan State Medical Society has worked out a deal with Covisint that will allow 15,000 of its physicians to connect to each other via an electronic network for free. FierceHealthIT

> Pfizer and UCB have joined forces to launch Cyclofluidic, which they describe as a "breakthrough technology company established with the aim of significantly accelerating the drug discovery process by allowing researchers to test a greater range of potential new medicines in a shorter time." FierceBiotech

And Finally... If only they could have held out just a little longer. Article

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