Premier's QUEST collaborative grows 87 percent; Pennsylvania high school offers medical technology courses;

> Premier's QUEST: High Performing Hospitals collaborative added 293 hospitals across 40 states to its membership this week. The additions mark an 87 percent increase in participation since the project began three years ago. Announcement

> A high school in Edinboro, Pa., is offering students interested in a career in medical technology the chance to participate in a new program, the Erie Times-News reports. The program--the General McLane Academy of the Arts and Engineering--will be open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. Article

> New technology developed by an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute has enabled scientists to watch cancer cells in action, HealthCanal.com reports. Article

> In an interview with Medgadget, Bruce MacDonald, a professor at the University of Aukland in New Zealand, discusses how medical robots-Healthbots-are being used to help older people care for themselves at home. Interview

And Finally... That would make one heck of an omelette. Article

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