ALSO NOTED: FL health plans push e-prescribing; RediClinic partners with Houston health system; and much more...

> A group of Florida health plans is launching an e-prescribing initiative. Article

> Retail clinic operator RediClinic has signed a partnership agreement with Houston's Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, under which the system's physicians will oversee clinic care throughout greater Houston. Article

> Talks between Kentucky's Appalachian Regional Healthcare system and striking works may have hit the rocks. Article

> A new Harvard Medical School study suggests that patients taking statins sometimes drop the drug because of co-pays or other shared costs. Article

And Finally... This doctor's a big fan of the "nose shower." Blog