CNA supports acute care observation stay bill; CMS fixes HAI measure calculation;

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> The California Nurses Association supports a bill that would require notification and place restrictions on observation stays at acute care hospitals, reports the Sacramento Business Journal. Article

> Orange County, California's Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center and Hoag Hospital are favorites of a company that brings Chinese women to the United States to have babies with American citizenship, according to the Orange County Register. Article

> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services corrected an error in the healthcare-associated infections measure calculations used in preliminary review reports for the long-term care hospital and inpatient rehabilitation facility quality reporting programs, AHA News reports. Article

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> While health IT has the ability to enable high-value care, its potential has yet to be reached on a broad scale due to a number of different factors, most notably inefficient government policies. Article

> An increasing number of healthcare companies say they have security and compliance policies in place for transferring data, but many also say those policies are only "moderately enforced." Article

And Finally… Mmmmm…physics. Article

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