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> Emergency room doctors often discount or don't recognize early red flags for strokes in patients, according to a study led by a Johns Hopkins Medicine specialist. Study

> Tufts Medical Center's Board of Trustees unanimously voted Wednesday to permanently appoint Michael Wagner as president and chief executive of Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children, according to the Boston Globe. Article

> Vermont, seeking to reduce costs and foster innovation, awarded Green Mountain State healthcare providers more than $2 million in grants this week, according to the Associated Press. Article

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> Fewer hospitals run their own dialysis units, as changes to the business model have made the practice less lucrative, Crain's Chicago Business reports. Article

> A Massachusetts community hospital abruptly closed its doors last week, while another facility in Northern California is on the brink of insolvency and closure. Article

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