Reid may propose raising Medicare tax on high earners; UPMC posts strong first quarter 2010;

> More reform deliberations afoot: Sen. Harry Reid is considering a reform provision that would raise the Medicare tax on high earners, a controversial step given that Medicare is still considered sacrosanct by many political observers. Article

> The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has posted a strong first quarter of fiscal 2010, turning around results that previously had been sapped by the steep descent of the facility's investment income. FierceHealthFinance

> A new healthcare IT startup has developed software that can send nurse pages securely to iPhones and other personal communications devices. FierceMobileHealthcare

> Often dubbed COWs (computers on wheels) or WOWs (workstations on wheels), computer carts are still popular despite the explosion of mobile computing options. It seems that for some users, they're still the best solution. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... The article calls this "udder shock." But hey, admit it, it's pretty funny too. Article

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