Legislators, researchers back telemedicine in schools; CHRISTUS gets A+ financial rating;

> California researchers and some members of Congress are throwing their support behind telemedicine in public schools, arguing that it's a great way to reach children in medically-underserved areas. FierceHealthIT

> Boosted by strong financials, Catholic hospital chain CHRISTUS Health has received an A+ score from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. The 50-plus hospital chain's debt rating was lowered by S&P earlier this year. FierceHealthFinance

> Concerns over privacy could turn out to be the Achilles' heel of the EMR rollout effort, but few seem to be considering this issue seriously enough, analysts suggest. FierceEMR

> A pediatric cardiologist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., may turn out to be the first to deliver a remote, real-time diagnosis of a newborn baby's heart murmur. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... From the clichés-come-to-life department, multiple simultaneous ironies sub-division: a Brazilian man attends his own funeral on the Day of the Dead. Article

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