Church bans physician-assisted suicide; Nurse accused of stealing patient identities;

> In a first official policy of its kind, Roman Catholic bishops yesterday revised policies decrying physician-assisted suicide, reports The Seattle Times. The updated policies may affect faith-based healthcare institutions. In related news, Dr. Jack Kevorkian, an advocate for assisted suicide died last week at age 83, reports Reuters.

> A nurse, Cannon Tubb, in the Denver area faces 90 felony charges, accused of stealing the identities of hospital patients, including Social Security information to open new credit cards, reports NBC affiliate 9News. Report

> Mount Auburn Hospital, teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is expanding and opening an Waltham, Mass., facility. The facility will focus on services, including weight management and surgery,  primary care, and an obstetrics/gynecology, reports The Boston Globe. Article

> The UNC Health Care signed a deal to manage Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville, N.C., which will pay UNC Health Care $180,000 annually, as well as the new CEO's salary, reports the Triangle Business Journal. They named James "Jay" Kirby II as president and CEO. Article

> After 40 years of service, Anne Arundel Health System's CEO Martin "Chip" Doordan announced his retirement, reports the Greater Annapolis Patch. Current President Victoria W. Bayless will become CEO. Article

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