ALSO NOTED: PA rolls out disease alert system; 3M, Mayo Clinic team up on RFID; and much more...

> Allegheny County, PA is creating an alert system that would notify public health officials about potential disease outbreaks--food-borne illnesses or biological attacks--as soon as they're discovered. Report

> 3M and the Mayo Clinic are teaming up to use RFID technology to track patient's endoscopy samples. Report

> Ohio-based Employers Health Purchasing is looking for 25 doctors who are willing to be the first physicians in the region to use an e-prescribing tool called "iScribe." Report

And Finally... Scientists at Taiwan University have developed a five-gene test that can help illuminate which lung cancer patients are likely to benefit from chemotherapy. Report