ALSO NOTED: HealthSouth sells headquarters; Illinois extends CON law; and much more...

> The HealthSouth restructuring continues: The company has now agreed to sell its corporate headquarters to help pay down its long-term debt. Article

> Illinois has extended the life of its Certificate of Need legislation for another year. The law also makes it easier for applicants who want to build in high-growth areas. Article (Modern Healthcare sub. req.)

> Patients are increasingly creating online communities to share their experiences with medical areas and strategize ways to prevent them. Article

> With the departure of Wall Street darling David Colby, the former CFO, WellPoint execs are working to keep market confidence high. Article 

> Google promotes its vision for healthcare data management. Article

> PHRs are becoming a very hot topic--but physicians aren't thrilled by the idea. Article

> A hospital in a rural community has dramatically improved its capacity to treat strokes by signing up for telemedicine support. Article

> A California health data exchange has found a new, automated way to identify diabetics. Article

And Finally... At least he'll go out laughing. Article