Catholic health systems merger moves closer to reality; The danger of nurse imposters;

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> Two Catholic health systems with hospitals across Southern California are closer to a merger that will expand their market from Alaska to Texas, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. Article

> Bringing acutely ill children home from the hospital can overwhelm family caregivers and affect a child's recovery and long-term health, according to a study from researchers at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and published in the journal Pediatrics. Study announcement

> Weak laws and lax enforcement have allowed people who impersonate nurses to work with patients in Georgia, often with little chance of getting caught or punished, according to a review by The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionArticle

Health IT News

> More healthcare organizations are starting to look outside their walls for app development, infrastructure services and more. Article

> Hospitals today better understand the Webs security risks they face, but how to tackle those issues is less clear, according to a survey conducted by HIMSS Analytics in partnership with Akamai. Article

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