ALSO NOTED: Johns Hopkins studies infections; U.S. News & World Report rates pediatric hospitals; and much more...

> Johns Hopkins has partnered with a Texas medical center to study ICU and central line infections. Article

> U.S. News & World Report soon will begin publishing a special set of rankings for pediatric hospitals. Article

> The feds have given Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center $3.2 million to look for the cause of pulmonary congestion. Article

> Birmingham, Ala.-based Optimal Readings Services Group has gone national with the buyout of a Dallas, Texas.-based radiology firm. Article

> A new bill pending in the Senate would tighten HIPAA privacy protections. FierceHealthIT

> Trend: Teleneurology is becoming more popular. FierceHealthIT

And Finally...  This psychiatrist knows she was right--but still feels badly about what happened. Article