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> An Oregon-based malpractice insurer is offering discounts to physicians who use electronic medical records and email to communicate with patients. Article

> Officials say Iowa is facing a severe nursing shortage, driven in part by low wages for nursing faculty and partly by the retirement of aging nurses. Article

> A judge is allowing that San Francisco's healthcare program for the uninsured can continue despite a pending lawsuit which challenges the initiative. Article

> With investment income dropping fast, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center saw its income drop a scary 70 percent during the second half of 2007. FierceHealthFinance

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