FTC clears way for clinical integration at physician-hospital group; Should Citigroup be allowed to fail?;

> The FTC has ruled it won't challenge a planned integration program by TriState Health Partners, a physician-hospital organization in Maryland. Article

> Here's a question that's scary even for the bravest of financial folks: Should Citigroup be allowed to fail? (And if it does, what does that mean for healthcare finance?) FierceFinance

> The FTC has proposed a new standard governing personal health record privacy, one which is, among other things, intended to help prevent medical identity theft. FierceHealthIT

> An official with the Office of the Inspector General for CMS is hitting the Hill to tell legislators that fighting healthcare fraud, waste and abuse is critical to healthcare reform. Article

And Finally... Now here's a hell of a thing to find in your garden--particularly if you managed to make it explode. Article