OK health system agrees to $13M False Claims settlement; NJ hospitals get $40M boost;

> An Oklahoma health system has agreed to pay $13.2 million to settle allegations that it provided kickbacks to physicians and billed Medicare for those physician services. Article

> Nine financially-struggling New Jersey hospitals will share $40 million in state grants, provided to make sure critical access hospitals can maintain their services. Article

> Putting an electronic medical record in place may sound good, but make sure you're prepared. New research suggests that up to 80 percent of such projects fail. FierceEMR

> Can PDAs improve workflow in hospitals? To date, the evidence is sketchy, at best. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... Let's hope this kid gets rich--then he can hand out whatever he likes. Article

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