ALSO NOTED: Group asks for federal EMR help; Improving quality data collection; and much more...

> Wider adoption of EMRs would significantly improve U.S. quality of care, but small-group and solo-practice physicians will need help if they're going to get on board, according Congressional testimony by the president of the American College of Physicians. Report

> Health IT can streamline quality data collection. Report

> Case study: FL hospital goes all-digital. Report

> Scientists at Japan's National Institute for Longevity Sciences are planning to push an oral Alzheimer's vaccine into clinical trials after reporting that the therapy worked in mice. Report

And Finally... An international team of researchers have developed a simple method to convert type A, B or AB to group O blood that can be used universally. Report