Dallas hospital plans marketing campaign to attract trauma cases from other hospitals; Hospital management firm plans to buy Southern Regional Medical Center;

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> Dallas' Parkland Memorial is about to open a new hospital but faces a steady decline in trauma cases due to increasing competition. The hospital plans to launch a new marketing campaign to help draw more trauma cases from hospitals in rural areas of the state, The Dallas Morning News reports. Article

> A suspicious device outside Sarasota Memorial Hospital caused a chaotic scene on Wednesday morning before an investigation revealed it was an altered birdhouse, according to WFLA.com. Article

> A hospital-management firm that specializes in rescuing financially-ailing hospitals intends to buy Southern Regional Medical Center in Georgia, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Article

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> Come fall, Massachusetts General Hospital will allow patients to seek second opinions through an online medicine service. Article

> Almost half of C-level executives throughout all industries lack confidence in their chief information security officers, often viewing them as scapegoats when data breaches occur, according to a recent survey.  Article

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