Drug thefts double at Minnesota hospitals; Lack of management prompts docs to leave health system;

> A state association has found that the number of reported drug thefts at Minnesota hospitals and nursing homes has more than doubled from 2005 to 2011, reported the Star Tribune. Article

> Competitive bidding for power wheelchairs, diabetic supplies and other personal medical equipment has saved the Medicare program $200 million in one year, according to the Associated Press. Article

> Boston's Steward Health Care System has sold 13 medical office buildings worth about $100 million in a leaseback agreement with Arizona's  Healthcare Trust of America, the Taunton Daily Gazette reported. Article

> A lack of management has prompted several physicians to leave North Carolina's West-Care Health System, according to The Macon County News. Article

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