ALSO NOTED: Medicare Part D may save seniors; Tufts tries to reform itself; and much more...

> A new study finds that Medicare Part D may help seniors save even more than expected. Story

> In an attempt to return itself to financial health, the Tufts HMO is giving managed care strategies another try. Story

> AARP comes out against a plan to radically reform South Carolina's Medicaid program. Story

> A look back at the history of Walter Reed Army hospital, the closure of which was announced on Wednesday. Story

> IBM landed an £800,000 contract to run IT for social and health services for the Cheshire region in the UK. Story

And Finally... A patient's surgery was rudely interrupted when an SUV crashed into the operating room. Story