AMA tests new web services for doctors; Health IT deal volumes fell during Q1 '09

> The American Medical Association is pilot-testing a group of web services for doctors, including e-prescribing, which will represent a big step up from its current list of services. FierceHealthIT

> Health IT deal volumes fell during the first quarter of this year, despite the high hopes of analysts watching the sector. FierceHealthIT

> Though public health officials are still wrangling over whether the current outbreak of swine flu is a pandemic, the news of a potential pandemic has already gotten pharma investors in a buyin' mood. FiercePharma

> Surgeon/MBA Dr. Kenneth Cohn suggests a range of ways hospitals can use collaboration to not only improve community health but build their bottom lines as well. Hospital Impact

And Finally... Hey, you've got to teach the kids the family trade sometime. Article