NPP goals for improvement of healthcare will be released soon; EMR adoption is significantly lower than expected;

> The National Priorities Partnership is getting ready to release its goals for improving certain target areas of healthcare; the goals include improving care coordination and reducing overuse. Article

> A study finds that EHR adoption is much lower than expected, with only 12 percent of hospitals having adopted even minimal EMRs in some departments. FierceHealthIT

> Big pharmaceutical companies like GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer are looking to emerging markets like Brazil, China, and India to increase their profits. FiercePharma

> Cancer research has been paying better dividends than before, it seems. A study finds that as many as eighteen percent of the cancer drugs currently being tested will make it to the market, up from previous estimates of five percent. FierceBioResearcher

And Finally... These villagers apparently found a way to steal a church. Article