AMA names president-elect; Cleveland Clinic to build new inpatient rehab hospital;

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> The American Medical Association named Steven Stack, M.D., an emergency physician practicing in Lexington, Kentucky, as its president-elect. Announcement

> Two California lawmakers urged Truven Health Analytics President and CEO Mike Boswood to remove two more Prime Healthcare Services hospitals from its top 100 hospitals list, California Healthline reports. Article

> The Cleveland Clinic announced it will partner with Select Medical to build a 60-bed adult inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Avon and improve existing rehab services in Northeast Ohio, according to Article

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> Although Massachusetts legalized medical marijuana, the Drug Enforcement Agency allegedly threatened physicians with ties to prospective dispensaries to resign from their positions with these companies or lose their licenses to prescribe controlled substances, MassLive reported. Article

> As part of a growing movement toward doctors sharing patients' medical information with them online, some physicians ask patients for their help in verifying the accuracy of their records, according to the Wall Street Journal.Article

And Finally... Kiss on the fourth estate. Article