Cause of deadly bacterial outbreak in Wisconsin remains a mystery; Study offers guidance on trauma center staffing;

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> Wisconsin officials are still searching for the cause of a bacterial outbreak that sickened 60 people and possibly contributed to 19 deaths, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. Article

> David Entwistle, CEO of the University of Utah's hospitals and clinics, will leave the position to become the CEO at Stanford Health Care in California, the Deseret News reports. Article

> A new study examines staffing at trauma centers and offers guidance on personnel ratios for different positions, according to Hospitals & Health Networks. Article

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> A centralized case management system has helped multiple departments within Kaiser Permanente coordinate fraud investigations using a standardized process, according to Marita Janiga, executive director of investigations. Article

> A recently proposed federal rule that requires preauthorization for home health services would delay care and drive up costs as patients are forced into more expensive inpatient treatment, according to a coalition of home health providers. Article

And Finally… Love really is blind. Article

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