ALSO NOTED: NQF releases healthcare-acquired infection reporting guidelines; ACOG re-examines abortion referral opinion; and mu

> The National Quality Forum has released a new framework for reporting data on healthcare-associated infections, and has released seven new performance measures. Article

> Faced with controversy over its abortion referral guidelines, which some anti-abortion doctors fear could jeopardize their board certification, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists may re-examine its stand. Article

> Vanderbilt University will soon be offering a new doctor of nursing practice degree. Article

> Duke University Medical Center has received a $50 million gift, the biggest in its history, part of which it will use to build a new inpatient facility for its Children's Health Center. Article

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