ALSO NOTED: Baim takes CMO job at Boston Scientific; UCI Med school dean steps down; and much more...

Chutes & Ladders: Dr. Thomas Cesario, the dean of UC Irvine Medical School steps down as the investigation into the school's transplant program continues. Article

> Should healthcare workers get first dibs on vaccine in the event of a pandemic? An NIH bioethicist questions old assumptions. Article

> South Korea officially indicted scientist Hwang Woo-suk on fraud charges. Article

> Philips introduced the Motiva home monitoring system. The technology is one of the first to permit TV-based patient monitoring. Article


Chutes & Ladders: Dr. Donald Baim leaves Brigham and Women's to take the chief medical officer's job at Boston Scientific. Article

> New theories about how breast cancer should be treated are leading to debate among specialists and uncertainty on the part of patients. Article

> Ohio University warns that a computer hacker compromised health records for as many as 60,000 people. Article

> HealthEast is installing 'black boxes' in emergency vehicles. Article

> Chutes & Ladders: St. Vincent's Medical Center in Los Angeles announces that Catherine Fickes will replace outgoing CEO Gus Valdespino. Article

> Chutes & Ladders: CIO John Burns moves from the Cleveland Clinic to the University of Maryland Health system. Article 

And Finally… Build it and they will come? "Some will say we need more storage space, and I reject that argument because if you have more storage space, you're just going to store more bodies," states L.A. County spokesman Craig Harvey. Overcrowding at the L.A. County Morgue has become endemic. Article