ALSO NOTED: Accutane registry faces criticism;Web-based translation system explored; and much more...

> An internal review at the University of Pittsburgh has produced a report that is harshly critical of Dr. Gerald Schatten, the co-author of an ill-fated research paper published with South Korea's Hwang Woo-suk. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

> According to critics, iPledge, a Web-based system set up by the to monitor the use of the acne drug Accutane by pregnant women, is a "disaster." Article

> If you're a physician, there are some professional deductions you should be sure to consider as your prepare to file your taxes. Article

> Sprint and Global CareQuest will offer Integrated Clinical Information System Mobile (ICIS Mobile) access for Sprint's handheld devices and smart phones. Blog

> San Mateo Medical Center is experimenting with a Web-based system that allows non-English speaking patients to talk with translators at other hospitals. Article

> In Massachusetts, an investigation into possible Medicaid overbilling picks up speed. Article

> The Florida Hospital Association is lobbying for legislation to remove pressure on emergency departments. Article

> A series of new TV spots rips non-profit Catholic Hospitals in Illinois. Article

> Illinois hospitals could face up to $1 billion in cuts under the administration's new Medicare proposals. Article

And Finally... A 37 pound woman has given birth to a baby weighing 3 pounds and 7 ounces at Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. Article