ALSO NOTED: HHS plans surprise HIPAA audits of hospitals; LA city attorney asks Blue Cross of CA to prove claims; and much more

> HHS is planning some surprise HIPAA audits of hospitals, with a special focus on whether their IT infrastructures are secure enough. FierceHealthIT

> A large group of Cincinnati-area healthcare workers are set for a vote on whether they should unionize. Article

> The Los Angeles City Attorney is asking Blue Cross of California to substantiate some claims it made in a recent press release, including its assertion that it's developing a third-party review process to consider policy cancellations. Article

> Boston's Tufts-New England Medical Center is changing its name--and launching a $1.5 million ad campaign emphasizing its ties with Tufts to promote the new brand. Article

And Finally... His name is Henry, and he has six legs...a couple fewer than he should. Article

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