ALSO NOTED: Calif. specialists fight for on-call pay; Does concierge practice make financial sense?; and much more...

> Another front in the battle that never ends. Venture County (Calif.) specialists, like their peers elsewhere in the country, are fighting for on-call pay. Article

> A consultant offers a detailed financial analysis designed to help physicians decide whether a concierge practice makes sense for them. Blog

> By changing its heart attack treatment processes,a San Diego-area hospital shaves 26 minutes off of its "door to balloon" time. Article

> A shift in the Buffalo, NY market is in the works. It seems that the area's largest hospital group may drop out of the UnitedHealth Group's provider network. Article

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