Thomson Reuters unveils its Top 100 hospitals in the U.S.; AT&T could take $1 billion hit from healthcare reform;

> Thomson Reuters recently released its list of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. According to the study, if all Medicare inpatients in the country received the same level of care at other facilities as such patients receive at the top 100 hospitals, there would be 98,000 fewer deaths and expenses would fall by $5.5 billion per year. Study

> The ink may still be drying on the Obama administration's new healthcare reform bill, but it's already having an effect on AT&T, which says it will have to take a $1 billion non-cash charge for Q1 2010. FierceTelecom

> England's National Health Service faces a funding shortfall of as much as 20 million pounds ($30.2 billion) over the next few years as the country's baby boomers age. "This is making telehealth systems a subject of great interest for governments and healthcare systems looking for answers to the seemingly intractable problems that they face; in both developed and developing countries," London-based E-Health Insider reports. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... All that effort duct taping his shoes for nothing. Article