CMS revamps; Brigham and Women's CIO moves to University of Michigan;

> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services completed a redesign of its website this week, Healthcare IT News reported. New features on the site include the ability to search for whether or not certain tests, items or services are covered under original Medicare; the ability for users to obtain customized information based on specific beneficiary situations; and quick links for replacing lost cards, finding specific drug plans and financial aid. Article

> A Cambridge, Mass.-based startup--mc10--is on the verge of commercializing stretchable, high-performance electronics, according to a recent article published in Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Technology Review. The technology has massive healthcare potential; for example, the article's author points out, it could lead to products like skin patches with the ability to monitor hydration levels, heartbeats or respiration. Article

> Sue Schade, who had spent the last 12 years as CIO of Brigham and Women's Hospital, will take on that role for the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Healthcare IT News reported. Schade will officially take over at U-M Health System on Nov. 1. Article

And Finally… Shocking! How did this plan not work? Article