CHW ups total EMR investment to $1 billion; GSK aims to take down Senate report;

> Following a successful EMR implementation at eight California hospitals, Catholic Healthcare West will invest another $419 million to bring electronic records to its entire 27-hospital network and affiliated physicians over the next seven years. The additional outlay will bring the total project cost to slightly more than $1 billion. FierceEMR

> GlaxoSmithKline has come out swinging in self-defense. The drugmaker issued a 30-page statement that vociferously denies that it conceals any safety information on the embattled diabetes drug Avandia or that it disregarded the needs of patients. FiercePharma

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