ALSO NOTED: Memphis blood supply critical; McKenna Health sells facility; and much more...

> Don't get into a car accident in Memphis. It seems that the city's blood supply is extremely low, so much so that chronic disease treatments and elective surgeries are being affected. Article

> McKenna Health System has agreed to sell its McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas to Christus Santa Rosa health system, turning away bidders that included LifePoint Hospitals. Article

> Officials with a Pennsylvania medical center are planning a $13.2 million cancer care investment in the hopes of attracting well-insured suburbanites. Article

> A group of central Texas businesses has launched a new initiative designed to find ways of offering access to affordable health coverage. Article

> A new study suggests that despite tons of positive press, EMRs may not always improve patient care. FierceHealthIT

> The GAO is warning that widespread ID security breaches could threaten federal health information security. FierceHealthIT

And Finally...  For $49 million you should be able to buy a hospital, not just get treated there. Article

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