Schumer wants gov't health plans to follow commercial rules; Glaxo plans price cuts in poor countries;

> In a move to pacify anti-government-healthcare forces, Sen. Chuck Schumer is suggesting rules that would require government health plans to follow the rules set by commercial plans. FierceHealthFinance

> GlaxoSmithKline has announced plans to cut prices on its products for poor countries--as well as taking a piece of profits there and putting it into clinics and other health infrastructure projects. FiercePharma

> IBM has announced that it will offer up to $2 billion in financing to help clients meet the demands of the new stimulus package. FierceHealthIT

> The CDC has rolled out a new program using social and mobile media to offer swine flu updates to the public, researchers and providers. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... I've heard of getting a little something extra with dinner, but this might put me off dinner forever. Article

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