No 'rescue money' available for Fla. hospital system; Mass. joins kickback suit against J&J;

> Jackson Health CEO Eneida Roldan did her best to try to win the struggling Miami health system between $80 million and $100 million in "rescue money" on Thursday, but failed to get even a single dime. Article

> The Massachusetts attorney general joined that federal lawsuit accusing Johnson & Johnson of paying kickbacks to push the antipsychotic Risperdal and other drugs into nursing homes. AG Martha Coakley didn't stop there; however, her office is also investigating other companies that market antipsychotics to nursing homes in the state. FiercePharma

> Chart abstraction can help lessen the inevitable productivity slow-down associated with an EHR project and shorten the transition period between paper and electronic records, according to an assessment of EHR implementation at community health clinics in California. FierceEMR

And Finally... This guy's a real charmer. Article

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