ALSO NOTED: HIT necessary to health reforms; IBM plugs SANs for HIT; and much more...

> Presidential candidates are increasingly accepting that health IT use will be necessary to make health reform proposals work. Article

> Seems that IBM was plugging the advantages of SANs for storing digital images at its recent Health Care Data Summit. Article

> A new study projects that the market for financial IT systems in physician offices is expected to pass $6 billion by 2013. Article

>  At a recent conference, national HIT coordinator Dr. Robert Kolodner continued to stress the low EMR adoption rate by small medical practices. Article

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