ALSO NOTED: Hospital fees for uninsured double that of insured; NH fights to save ban on prescriber data use; and much more...

> Uninsured patients pay more than twice as much for hospital care as people with health coverage. Article

> New Hampshire officials say the plan to appeal a judge's decision striking down its ban on use of aggregated prescriber info databases. Article

> A group of thirteen healthcare executives have come together to promote the concept of hospitalist medicine. Article

> Another day, another hospital jumps on the price transparency bandwagon. Article

> According to a new study, consumers like the idea of secure health data sharing, particularly when they're educated about the details of how it works and why it's beneficial. Report

> HP has joined a California RHIO project. Report

> The benefits of IT' for public health. Report

And Finally... This procedure gives new meaning to the word "re-gifting." Article