Abortion doc forced to shut down all of his clinics; Doctors stripped of medical licenses;

> Steven Chase Brigham, an abortion doctor in Pennsylvania, was told by the state's Department of Health this week to shut down his four clinics for "repeatedly employing unlicensed caregivers," according to the Philadelphia InquirerArticle

> Bad record keeping and patient abuse led the Medical Board of California to strip two doctors--Lloyd George White and Habib Anwar--of their medical licenses this week, reports the Southwest Riverside News Network. Article

> A Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general audit of remote radiological patient image analysis practices found several cybersecurity holes in the handling of patient data. The audit, dated July 20, stemmed from a hotline complaint that contractor Camris International, of Bethesda, Md., did not protect VA patients' data while providing teleradiology services. FierceGovernmentIT

> According to a newly released report from San Francisco-based Embarcadero Technologies, EHR implementation is the top priority of health IT professionals, named by 61 percent of survey respondents. At No. 2 (52 percent) was building health data warehouses, followed by health information exchange, listed in the top three of 47 percent of respondents. FierceEMR

And Finally... The Empire strikes back, this time on a smaller scale. Article