ALSO NOTED: Provider groups ask CMS to delay NPI enforcement, again; Zyrtec marketers try something new; and much more...

> Several groups have asked CMS to delay the implementation of the National Provider Identification number, arguing that no one involved is really ready to move ahead. FierceHealthFinance

> To market over-the-counter Zyrtec, drug marketers have turned to a very old ad medium--fliers posted on telephone poles. FiercePharma

> Researchers at Johns Hopkins have come up with a cheaper, easier-to-deliver vaccine for NPV, strains of which are responsible for most cervical cancer cases. FierceVaccines

> Dallas nurses are mulling over whether they should join a labor union, the California Nurses Association. If they do it would be the first nurses union in the state since the 1970s. Article

And Finally...  This sounds like something out of a cheap horror flick, but it really happened. Article