CSC may have to write off $1.5B for failed e-patient record system; Houston HIE now live;

> Computer Sciences Corp.'s failed electronic patient record system in the U.K. could cost it $1.5 billion, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, PCWorld reports. Article

> A Seattle man is the latest person to use social media to find a kidney donor, CBS News reports. After creating a Facebook page describing his situation, Damon Brown found a suitable donor when an acquaintance of his wife responded to the post. Article

> The Greater Houston Health Information Exchange went live last month after the Northwest Diagnostic Clinic and Digestive & Liver Disease Consultants used the Direct Project to exchange data, Health Data Management reports. Brief

> More than 60,000 different imaging systems at roughly 23,000 imaging facilities have been reviewed by imaging accreditor RadSite, according to a recent announcement from the company. RadSite claims to have one of the largest radiology databases in the world. Announcement

And Finally... Libraries have gotten more forceful since I was a kid. Article


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