Allscripts to nominate new board members, settle proxy fight; HHS Facebook apps challenge winners go live;

> Allscripts will nominate three new board members to settle a lawsuit with shareholder HealthCor Partners, according to an article published in the Wall Street Journal. HealthCor, a private equity firm that owns about 5 percent of the electronic health record vendor's outstanding shares, called for the resignation of Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman last month. Article

> Two Facebook apps that won a recent U.S. Department of Health & Human Services challenge geared toward identifying lifelines during emergencies went live this week, according to HHS. The apps--bReddi and Project: Lifeline--enable users to share their personal preparedness plans and track the status of their Facebook friends during disasters. Announcement

> A new website to track adverse effects of prescription drugs in Europe was launched this week by the European Medicines Agency, Heartwire reports. The contains data on 650 medicines. Article

And Finally… One man's trash is another man's treasure. Literally. Article

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