I guess this is the start of the “year in review” stories. Here's the first, on the legislative progress of HIT.

Technology Daily notes that while 20 bills with health IT
components were introduced this year in Congress, substantial progress
has been slow. Congress in a conference report for the Labor, HHS and
Education appropriations bill (HR 3010) authorized $61.7 million for health IT, $13.3 million less than what President Bush requested.

You can read the summary here (registration required).

UPDATE: Here's another one from Jane Sarasohn-Kahn with iHealthBeat.