N.J. hospital first to use new GE molecular breast imaging scanner; Orlando Health VP named CIO of the Year by HIMSS, CHIME;

> Capital Health, a two-hospital system based in Hopewell Township, N.J., is the first in the U.S. to use GE Healthcare's Discover NM 750b--a molecular breast imaging scanner, according to a joint announcement. Press release

> An article published in today's Boston Globe outlines the processes involved in coming up with a winning idea for a medical innovation challenge. Article author Karen Weintraub specifically reports on a team of academics, entrepreneurs, designers and doctors at MIT's Media Lab that created a prototype of a device that will help children control their asthma. Article

> Orlando Health CIO and Vice President Rick Schooler last week was named the 2011 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year by the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives CHIME), according to Healthcare Informatics. Schooler will receive his award at the 2012 HIMSS conference in Las Vegas on Feb. 23. Article

And Finally... I know the Super Bowl is fun to watch and all, but it happens every single year. Article

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