California nurses to strike; "Serial whistleblowers" prompt concerns;

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> Members of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United plan to strike at three hospitals in the Golden State today, according to Becker's Hospital Review. Article

> Payouts from False Claims Act lawsuits against healthcare companies to "serial whistleblowers" have some questioning whistleblower incentives, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article

> Two in five adults will develop type 2 diabetes over the course of their lives, according to a new study in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Abstract

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> Four years after announcing plans to build a brand new complex, Dallas-based Parkland Memorial Hospital is on the verge of opening what's being described as "one of the first 'digital hospitals' in the United States" by the Dallas Morning News. Article

> Accountable care organizations have made little progress in improving their health IT capabilities in the past year, according to a new survey by the eHealth Initiative. Article

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