Monday, December 17, 2007

ALSO NOTED: HCA closes Cedars deal; AMA endorses health IT tax credits; and much more...

HCA has closed its sale of Miami-based Cedars Medical Center to the University of Miami for $260 million. Article> The AMA has endorsed the notion of giving physicians a tax credit for adopting health information technology. FierceHealthIT> This should be good news for EMR evangelists: According to a new study, consumers now believe that EMR benefits outweigh potential privacy threats imposed by the technology. FierceHealthIT> A vendor of on-demand digital publishing solutions and a software house are donating two mammography systems to hospitals, clinics or imaging centers which perform digital mammograms. Article

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