Doctor sues hospital vice president; ER visits much higher in U.S. than in England, Canada;

> Between 2003 and 2008, ER visits in the U.S. far exceeded the rates in England and Canada, Remapping Debate reports. Chart

> A female gastroenterologist sued a male hospital vice president at Exeter (N.H.) Hospital, alleging that he assaulted her as part of an attempt to take over a local GI practice, reports. Article

> A man with a gun escaped from a health clinic last Friday in Fort Worth, the Associated Press reports. Article

> Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, Tenn., has named Tim Puthoff CEO, The Leaf Chronicle reports. Article

> After 11 years as CEO of Hellen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, Ala., Bill Anderson has resigned, WHNT reports. Blurb

> And Finally... Everyone knows bears prefer picnic baskets, anyway. Article

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