Pharma industry to expand dramatically; Provena Covenant loses tax decision;

> A new report projects that the pharmaceutical industry around the world will probably make over $1 trillion dollars in the next four years. FiercePharma

> Provena Covenant Medical Center has lost another legal skirmish in its battle to maintain tax-exempt status. The embattled facility may owe as much as $6 million dollars to the state this year. FierceHealthcare

> A new study suggests that Massachusetts hospitals find coding and pre-authorizations to be their biggest problem areas when dealing with health plans. FierceHealthFinance

> With electronic medical record projects and other hotshot IT efforts taking center stage, CIOs have reached a new level of status and esteem, and are being given more support by hospitals. FierceHealthIT

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