Marquette General, Duke LifePoint finalize deal; Texas rejects Medicaid expansion;

> Marquette (Mich.) General Health System and Duke LifePoint Healthcare have finalized an acquisition deal, the former announced yesterday. Announcement

> Texas rejects Medicaid expansion, as well as the creation of a healthcare exchange, reported the Associated Press. Article

> On Monday, President Obama signed the drug shortage bill into law, according to AHA News Now. News brief

And Finally… The janitor as doctor. Article