Chicago hospital locks down over active-shooter scare; Norovirus infects 35 at embattled Phoenix VA;

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> A false active-shooter alarm briefly placed a Chicago hospital on lockdown, CBS Chicago reports. Article

> Michigan's North Ottawa Community Health System will construct a $9.6 million emergency room at its North Ottawa Community Hospital location, MLive reports. Article

> Thirty-five patients at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs (VA) facility, which was ground zero for the ongoing VA scandal, were diagnosed with the norovirus, according to Fox News. Article

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> Do the bundled payment programs that are the hallmark of finance reform in the Medicare program actually work? Article

> Despite Louisiana officials going through great lengths to privatize its public hospital system, those facilities apparently need more than $100 million to continue operations. Article

And Finally… Kid-napped. Article

 

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