ALSO NOTED: NYC mayor offers $27M for physician EMR adoption; Group focuses on health data interoperability; and much more...

> A foundation run by New York City's mayor has put up $27 million to help the city's doctors adopt EMRs. Article

> A new professional organization has formed to focus on health data interoperability. Article

> As if WellCare didn't have enough problems already, it's now come out that the organization recently exposed up to 71,000 patient records on the Internet. Article

> A new study suggests that nursing homes will need to boost their IT infrastructure to participate in health data exchanges. Article

And Finally...  Well, if you're going to be a smuggler, you might as well smuggle something cool (scaly?) and green. Article