ALSO NOTED: CMS helps docs with HIT; Smart card use growing; and much more...

> CMS has created a new website designed to help physicians adopt information technology. Blog

> Multi-application smart card use in healthcare settings is growing, particularly in France and Germany. Release

> Hospitals in northwest Arkansas are sinking big bucks into a medical arms race, opting for such shiny toys as 64-slice CT scanners, EMRs and robots. Article

> A health system CIO shares his thoughts on what impresses (and irritates) him in job applicants. Blog

And Finally... Next time you get physiotherapy, your therapist may not have a pulse. Blog