Massachusetts hospitals sue state over indigent care costs; HHS reserves $80M for HIT training;

> Six Massachusetts-based hospitals have sued the state for $70 million they say they've lost in providing indigent care. FierceHealthFinance

> HHS has reserved $80 million in federal stimulus bucks to help develop the U.S. health IT workforce. FierceHealthIT

> A Florida emergency medical service soon will be able to transmit EKG readings from ambulances to hospital emergency departments, a move which should reduce the "door-to-balloon" time for heart attack patients significantly. FierceMobileHealthcare

> In many organizations, communication between staff leadership and physicians just doesn't work. But here's some examples of how hospitals have gotten past these barriers. Hospital Impact

And Finally... Some things just aren't in the cards, I guess, no matter how badly you want to do them. Article

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