Data breaches difficult to resolve; CMS will phase in dialysis payments;

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> Despite safeguards against improperly accessing medical data, breaches can be hard to resolve, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. Article

> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will phase in the payment cut to dialysis providers over three to four years, AJMC.com reports. Article

> The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses named Dana Woods its new CEO of the specialty nursing organization. Statement

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> An Illinois hospital that is using a rare geothermal system for its heating and cooling needs has cut its energy costs by nearly $1 million a year. Article

> The rate of uninsured in the United States rose dramatically in virtually all demographic categories during the Great Recession, likely increasing the financial pressure on hospitals to treat all patients and receive compensation for doing so. Article

And finally… On the llam-a. Article

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