ACHE wants applications for diversity program; Probiotics can improve C.diff risk;

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> The American College of Healthcare Executives is currently soliciting applicants for its Thomas C. Dolan Executive Diversity Program. Announcement

> Probiotics can reduce the risk of Clostridium difficile infection for hospitalized patients on antibiotics, according to a new meta-analysis. Announcement

> A former trauma medical director at Ohio's ProMedica Toledo Hospital filed a suit alleging he was fired in retaliation for reporting sexual harassment by a female nurse practitioner, according to NBC24. Article

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> Geisinger Health System is pressing forward in using patient data in real time, according to John Kravitz, senior vice president and CIO of the organization. Article

> Healthcare organizations, in a letter Monday, called on the Congressional Budget Office and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to use alternative data sources to create cost estimates and analysis of telemedicine use in Medicare. Article

And Finally… Hippos are the new llamas. Article