New online platform geared toward healthcare job seekers; Harris Corp. EHR deal becomes official;

> National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari said quality is the "cornerstone" for nationwide efforts to further implement technology into healthcare at a National Quality Forum meeting in Washington, D.C., this week, Government Health IT reported. He added that new ideas need to come from everyone, not just those involved at the government level. "We need the bright lights and the perspective and the collaboration because we can't do it alone," he said. Article

> A new online platform--the Virtual Career Network--launched to aid job seekers find employment in the healthcare sector, according to a post in iHealthBeat. In addition to job hunting, those using the platform can gather information on education and training programs, take online courses and find financial aid resources. Post

>More than a month after it was reported that Harris Corp. would replace ASM Research as a key health IT contractor on the joint electronic health record system project of the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, the deal finally became official. The Melbourne, Fla., company has a multi-year, $80.3 million contract to develop the system's service oriented architecture. Announcement

And Finally... You steal, you get jail time. Sounds like a fair trade to me. Article