ALSO NOTED: St. Louis judges require med mal mediation; UC Irvine cracks down on certifications; and much more...

> St. Louis-area patients who want to sue doctors for alleged injuries now must go through mediation before they file a claim. Article

> UC Irvine has cracked down on CPR certification screening after it discovered that 22 employees, or about 1 percent of those required to have such certifications, had faked having them. Article

> Michael Moore, director of new documentary "Sicko," has taken his challenge to for-profit medicine to Capitol Hill. Article

And Finally... Now this is transparency. The CEO of a large academic medical center shares key details of his organization's operating plan. Blog

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