Fourth transplant patient linked to mold-linked infection dies; NY nurses push for minimum staffing law;

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> Reuters reports that the Pennsylvania man who sued the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center over a deadly, mold-linked infection he contracted during an organ transplant has died. He is the fourth transplant patient who contracted the infection to die. Article

> New Jersey mayors may have to sue hospitals for taxes, according to Article

> New York nurses are pushing for legislation to set minimum staffing requirements to address understaffing at hospitals across the state, the Associated Press reports. Article

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> Health and Human Service Department Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell has announced proposed changes to the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records regulations on Friday. The planned changes would facilitate the exchange of information while ensuring privacy is protected. The proposed changes will be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday. Article

> A computer glitch that arose when the Department of Veterans Affairs switched to ICD-10 last October canceled a large number of patient consults and procedure orders, reports Article

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