ED visits for adverse reactions to insomnia med jump 220%; Trinity hospitals reach value-based payment agreement with Michigan Blues;

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> As of yesterday, Wisconsin's Gundersen Lutheran Health System dropped "Lutheran" from its name and is now called Gundersen Health System, the organization announced. Announcement

> Leaders in medical education need to establish guidelines that embed honesty in the culture of medical school and training programs, two academic physicians write in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Announcement

> Surgeons received more than $1,000 a day for being on-call at the hospital, while primary care physicians reported compensation of about $150 a day, according to annually compiled data reported by MedPage Today. Article

> The number of emergency department visits for adverse reactions involving the insomnia medication zolpidem soared nearly 220 percent between 2005 and 2010, according to a new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Report

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> President Barack Obama admitted to likely 'glitches' in the health reform law before it drives down costs. Article

> Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has reached a new value-based reimbursement model with Trinity Health-Michigan that aims to reduce premiums while coordinating care. Article

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