ALSO NOTED: EMR controversy at UC Davis; EMRs still a priority; and much more...

> Controversy continues to rage over a faltering UC Davis EMR project, for which the lead was paid a hefty bonus despite allegedly missed deadlines and implementation problems with the project. Blog

> EMRs are still the top HIT priority for most executives, but other applications are catching up, according to a new study from Modern Healthcare. Article

> A healthcare technology consultant maps out where he believes major vendors like Microsoft, Oracle and Cisco will go their their HIT initiatives. Blog

> A physician looks at the pluses and minuses of free, ad-supported EMRs like the one provided by Practice Fusion (see related story above). He's rather skeptical that this model can provide appropriate privacy safeguards. Blog

And Finally... Which health IT companies are Wall Street's favorites? Article