Stimulus effect is anybody's guess; Pharma may lose another $10B to reform;

> Whether it's a win or not is anybody's guess, but FierceEMR's Neil Versel says that he's received a lot of mixed signals about the impact of the stimulus, at least so far. Commentary

> In an attempt to finance changes in the healthcare reform package, congressional leaders say they're considering an additional $10 billion in cuts to industry payments and/or new industry fees. That would bring the amount pharma brings to the reform package to $90 billion. FiercePharma

> Passing a bipartisan health reform package is only the first hurdle. Implementing it will be a herculean leap, especially since CMS is still without an administrator. FierceHealthFinance

And Finally... She saw her opening and made a break for it. Can you blame her? Article

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