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> The UK health minister admits that plans to give all 50 million NHS patients in England a full electronic medical record are running at least two to two-and-a-half years late. Article

> McKesson will sell its automated prescription services segment to Parata Systems, a pharmacy robotics specialist. Article

> General Electric invests $250 million in infrastructure projects in India. GE Healthcare will be a partner in Dr. Naresh Trehan's Medicity project in New Delhi. Article

> You thought your co-pays were a big deal? Wait until you see the average consumer-directed plan, writes the Detroit Free Press. Article

> Six hospital Virginia's Sentara Healthcare will spend $237 million to develop an integrated electronic health record network. Article

> Gemplus has scored a smartcard deal with the French national health system. Article

> Ohio-based Summa Health System has inked a deal with eClinicalWorks. The provider will use both the eClinicalWorks electronic medical record and practice management solutions. Release

And Finally… A doctor is suing his own hospital over his wife's death. Article