ALSO NOTED: NC hospitals come together to share stroke data; Battle between Denver hospital, Catholic system heats up; and much

> In an effort to improve the quality of stroke care in the state, a group of North Carolina hospitals have come together to create  a shared database which collects data on how stroke care is delivered. Article

> The ongoing legal dispute between Exempla Healthcare and the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System has heated up further, with commentators objecting to the imposition of the Catholic Sisters of Charity's religiously-dictated medical guidelines being imposed on Exempla's facilities. Article

> Wal-Mart and its partners are running a small beta pilot test on their new personal health records system, Dossia. FierceHealthIT

> As expected, top executives with troubled government health benefits manager WellCare have resigned in the face of corporate turmoil and a federal investigation. Article

And Finally...  All I can say to this is "brrrr!" Article