Provena Covenant loses another tax-exemption battle; CDC developing electronic drug tracking system;

> This week there's been another development in the ongoing fight by non-profit Provena Covenant Medical Center of Urbana, IL to keep its tax exemption. This time, a judge has decided that a prior ruling stating that it owes $6 million in property taxes should stand. Article

> The CDC is calling for a new electronic system that can swiftly gather reports of adverse events from around the country. The system would take the place of its existing process, which is 80 percent paper-based. FierceVaccines

> Experts say that India's health care system is at a saturation point, a problem that, observers say, is part of the reason so many people there died in a recent series of bomb blasts. Article

> The state of Connecticut has fined Yale-New Haven Hospital $8,000 for a variety of infractions, including administration of wrong dosages of medicine and a failure of nurses and other caregivers to check patients for bed sores. Article

And Finally... For this homeowner, Hurricane Ike delivered an intriguing gift when it trashed his home. Article

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