ONC launches new PHR video challenge; 10 HIT bloggers to follow on Twitter;

> Decatur, Ind.-based Adams Memorial Hospital announced this week that it will utilize electronic messaging through the Direct Project. Adams becomes the first rural hospital in the Hoosier State to do so. Announcement

> The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT launched a challenge this week asking the public to create videos showing how increased access to their health records can boost care quality, according to an announcement posted in the Federal Register. The videos must be 2 minutes or less, and a top prize of $3,000 will be awarded to the best entry. Announcement

> Health lawyer David Harlow, enterprise software analyst Shahid Shah and patient experience consultant Christina Thielst are among 10 healthcare IT bloggers worth following on Twitter, according to a recent Healthcare IT News post. Post

And Finally… Looks like slow and steady ran out of gas. Article

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