400 job openings at Detroit Medical Center; Gasoline and convenience store company donates $500k to hospital project;

> Detroit Medical Center added 170 new employees this month and has 400 openings, many in high-tech areas, the Detroit News reports. Article

> An auditor criticized the use of hospital consultants by facilities that are struggling to stay in the black. Hospitals funded a $700 a night stay in Singapore for one consultant, the Toronto Sun reports. Article

> Cleveland Clinic's outpost in Abu Dhabi is seeking a new CEO for the hospital that will open in late 2012, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Article

> Alabama's Certificate of Need Review Board voted 4-1 to reject requests filed by three hospitals that fear additional competition if Trinity Medical Center is allowed to move to an unfinished HealthSouth hospital on U.S. 280, the Birmingham News reports. Article

> Speedway SuperAmerica, a gasoline and convenience store company, will donate $500,000 over five years to help cover part of the Springfield Regional Medical Center's $250 million construction cost, WHIO reports. Article

And Finally... Jockeying for position in the great beyond. Article