AstraZeneca expands prescription help; HealthIT director goes to jail;

> AstraZeneca has decided to help out a new batch of the pharma-poor: It's now helping to immediately cover qualifying patients who've lost jobs, had incomes reduced or had a change in marital status or family size. FiercePharma

> Here's a nasty case of a health IT director gone wrong. Former IT director of LifeGift Organ Donation Center Danielle Duann has been sentenced to prison and must pay more than $94,000 in restitution for deliberately deleting organ donation records. FierceCIO

> Behold the "smart hospital of the future": Robots, "smart" beds that send vital signs to EMRs, RFID to track equipment and personnel, home monitoring, remote diagnosis capability and more. FierceMobileHealthcare

> Now that the feds have officially defined "meaningful use" of electronic medical records, it's time to start taking action on your EMR plans. No more procrastinating! FierceEMR

And Finally... Though he faced a baker's dozen of Hemingways, he still stood out. Article

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