ALSO NOTED: Consumers not impressed with EMRs; Web 2.0 for RHIOs; and much more...

>   Apparently, consumers aren't convinced that EMRs can improve their care. Article

>  Web 2.0 applications emerge for RHIO development. Article

>  In a new report, PriceWaterhouseCoopers underscores the obvious: HIT to be big in '07! Release

>  A Bolivar, Mississippi-based healthcare system has kicked off an HHS-backed project testing out telemedicine-based home health monitoring. Article

> Software as a service: safe enough for HIPAA compliance? Some discussion. Blog

>  Apparently, HIMSS '07 looks way too RHIO-centric for the ever-insightful Mr. HIStalk. Blog

> CCHIT certification: Good, bad or ugly?  Blog

> A Canadian doctor worries that the country's EMR infrastructure is already hitting a bandwidth bottleneck.  Blog

> Aussie politicians like EMRs. But as in the U.S., it will take a lot of standards development and integration work before they'll be a practical application. Blog | Blog

And Finally…Does your grandma own an iPod? If not, how will she ever figure out how to manage her Part D benefits? Article