Christopher Accashian named St. Francis CEO; Lawsuit claims hospital left tube in woman's heart;

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> Christopher Accashian will assume the position of CEO of Midlothian, Virginia's St. Francis Medical Center on April 25, according to Virginia Business. Article

> A lawsuit claims Dallas' Parkland Memorial Hospital mistakenly left an eight-inch catheter tube in a woman's heart, according to a blog post from The Dallas Morning News. Blog post

> A Denver man will run across the country to raise funds for Children's Hospital Colorado's cleft palate clinic, according to KUSA. Article

Health Finance News

> Not-for-profit hospitals will likely fare a little bit better financially in the coming years than their for-profit counterparts, according to a new report issued by Moody's Investors Service. Article

> The United States spent a net $310 billion on drugs in 2015, up an overall 8.5 percent from 2014, while spending on specialty drugs rose at nearly double that rate, according to a new study from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. Article

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