ALSO NOTED: CalPERS cuts $225M deal with BC of California; D.C. retail clinic operator plans area expansion; and much more...

> The California Public Employees Retirement System, usually known as CalPERS, has agreed to pay Blue Cross of California $225 million over three years to run its self-funded PPO plans. Article

> A D.C.-based retail clinic operator with an unusual approach to the business has set plans to open clinics across the region over the next 12 months. Article

> Here's how Dayton-area hospitals are pumping up their physician recruitment efforts. Article

> Hospitals in Denver are on board with the national trend of adding more private beds to their facilities. (Seems double-beds are going the way of the dodo bird.) Article

And Finally...  The new "heart bra" may change the way clinicians treat heart failure. Article