Medco offers patient alerts to pharmacies; GlaxoSmithKline discloses doctor financial relationships;

> Pharmacy benefits manager Medco Health Solutions is mounting a display of the benefits of electronic care coordination, delivering electronic alerts to pharmacies on patients who may not be following doctors' orders. FierceHealthIT

> Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has disclosed its financial relationships with physicians for the second quarter: apparently we're taking $14.6 million in total doled out to about 3,700 doctors. FiercePharma

> With the H1N1 virus flu threat apparently on the wane, demand for the vaccine is falling rapidly, and now many countries seem to have too much of it on hand. FierceVaccines

> A new study suggests that parents of diabetics are very willing to try out mobile phone-based glucometers. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... Nobody should need this warning, but apparently some people just aren't very smart. Article

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