Psychiatrists accused of drugging kids to game Medicaid; Blumenthal says docs eventually 'will all support EHRs';

> A mental health advocacy group has sued several child psychiatrists, health service agencies, pharmacies and Alaska state officials, claiming that the doctors were permitted to prescribe unnecessary medication to children as part of an elaborate Medicaid fraud scheme, according to a newly unsealed federal lawsuit. FierceHealthcare

> Returning to the 2004 roots of the national health IT coordinator's role as cheerleader-in-chief for EHRs, Dr. David Blumenthal took advantage of a public speech last week to say that EHRs will indeed be in widespread use nationwide in the not-too-distant future. FierceEMR

> Richard Boothman, Chief Risk Officer for the University of Michigan, believes that it is especially important for smaller hospitals to be able to apologize after medical errors. In part II of his interview with Emily Paulsen, he explains why. Hospital Impact

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