Walgreens boasts online appointment schedulling at Take Care Clinics; AMA offers IT educational tutorials to physicians;

> Take Care Clinics, which are located at more than 350 Walgreens stores throughout the nation, now will offer online appointment scheduling for patients, Walgreens announced earlier today. Announcement

> Physicians nationwide are getting a hand at implementing IT in their practices thanks to three online educational tutorials released by the American Medical Association. According to the AMA, the tutorials cover e-prescribing, pre-visit planning and point-of-care documentation. Announcement

> Biotechnology medical testing company Bionime will deliver GE-branded blood glucose monitors, test strips and other diabetes-related equipment under an agreement that the two companies announced today. Press release

> The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced that it will host its iHT2 Health IT Summit for C-suite executives, physicians and other health IT decision makers in San Francisco March 28-29. Announcement

> Three "hubs" in Alabama are offering telehealth care to HIV/AIDS patients in rural communities, reports WNCF-TV. The technology will be expanded to six other locations over the next two years, according to the report. Article

And Finally... That's one heck of a computer error. Article

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