JPMorgan Chase plans $5B in loans; Fitch downgrades non-profit hospital ratings;

> JPMorgan Chase has set plans to lend $5 billion more to a group of industries which includes non-profits and healthcare companies. Article

> A new study suggests that despite low malpractice rates in the state, it's still hard to recruit physicians to come to Maine, partly because Medicaid and Medicare rates are also low. Article

> Having put a $100 million financing package on hold, Boston's Caritas Christi health system has decided to cut about 160 workers.

And Finally... This was much more than a kitty face-lift. Article