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 site--www.adrreports.eu--currently contains data on 650 medicines. Article

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

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