ALSO NOTED: Medical trust spends $100M for hospitals; UC Davis gets $3.9M to study Asian American mental health; and much more.

> Medical Properties Trust is spending $100 million to buy three hospitals, including two in Houston and one in Redding, Calif. Article

> The University of California Davis has gotten a five-year, $3.9 million federal grant it will use to create a center studying Asian-American mental health issues. Article

> MedCath Corp. is planning to build a $68.5 million acute-care facility in Kingman, Ariz. Article

> A large venture capital firm has set up a $250 million fund for health IT investment. FierceHealthIT

> New York State has announced plans for helping providers adopt health IT. FierceHealthIT

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