NY med school improves operating room start times, throughput with RFID; Experts predict dramatic shortfall of swineflu vax;

> At this point, healthcare reform via technology appears to be inevitable. However, the problem for President Obama is that he assumes that banks and healthcare institutions are alike enough to resolve situations in the same way. FierceHealthIT

> SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, has vastly improved its surgical start rates and operating room patient throughput, thanks to an RFID asset-tracking system. FierceMobileHealthcare

> Thinking to reassure the public, U.S. health officials had said that they expected to have 120 million doses of swine flu vax on hand to start a huge national vaccination campaign in mid-October--just as a second wave of the pandemic is expected to hit. Turns out that was a tad optimistic. FiercePharma

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