ALSO NOTED: New system at Walter Reed; Big employers like health IT; and much more...

> As part of its politically-charged overhaul, Walter Reed Medical Center is implementing new tracking software. The software is designed to make sure that patients don't languish for weeks awaiting care. Article

> At last week's World Health Care Congress, several big employers said that they believe that smart IT use can solve many of the healthcare industry's problems. Article

> What are the IT implications of Wal-Mart's planned in-store clinic expansion? IT blogger Shahid Shah, a Java/.Net architect, thinks there may be some important ones. Blog

> A foundation backed by Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone has awarded a $35 million grant to nonprofit FasterCures, whose mission includes expanding medical researchers' access to EMRs. Article

And Finally... Here's someone who thinks Kaiser whistleblower Justin Deal deserved what he got. Blog