ALSO NOTED: AHLTA getting poor reviews; B&T told to back off in Chinatown; and much more...

> The DOD's new AHLTA electronic medical record system is getting some poor reviews from military physicians who say that it's slowing them down. Report

> Buck Consultants, a unit of outsourcer, ACS is working with ON Semiconductor to provide a range of healthcare consulting services. Release

> Dissident shareholder Accipiter Capital is suing hospital chain LifePoint. Article

> In San Francisco, giant medical group Brown & Toland is told to back off from trying to sign physicians in Chinatown to exclusive contracts. Report

> Deloitte Consulting's Jacques Mulder argues that medical and technology is advancing so fast that we have no way of deciding how to deal with it. Report

> The Wall Street Journal profiles the doctor at the center of the controversy over HCA's West Virginia hospital. Dr. John Anderson King is believed to have changed his name to Christopher Wallace Martin. The former orthopedic surgeon faces more than 100 malpractice suits filed by former patients. Article

> Allscripts CEO says that healthcare should look to the auto-repair system as a model for efficient automated transactions with insurers. Article

> A Mexican company is the maker of a new antivenin being tested in the Southwest that is believed to be the best available for scorpion stings. Report

And Finally... Intuit is getting seriously into the personal health accounting business. It has a deal with Ingenix, the UnitedHealth Group subsidiary, and will put out new products for healthcare under the Quicken label next year. Article