Frustrated patient drove SUV into ER doors; CDC lost or misplaced $8M of government property;

> A disgruntled patient who was frustrated by a 45-minute wait to see an ER doctor rammed his SUV through the double ER doors of the hospital, the Toronto Sun reports. Article

> A Jackson Health board member is urging the search firm not to insist on previous healthcare experience as it attempts to recruit a new CEO to replace CEO Eneida Roldan, who has said she will let her contract expire at the end of May, the Miami Herald reports. Article

> Health Management Associates Inc. sold Riley Hospital to Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Miss., the Associated Press reports. The acquisition will make Anderson a 400-bed facility. Article

> The CDC lost or misplaced approximately $8.2 million worth of government property as of September 30, 2007, according to a report from HHS' Office of the Inspector General. Report

> Transylvania Regional Hospital and Mission Health System based in Asheville, N.C., have agreed to affiliate, Blue Ridge Now reports. Article

And Finally... Is this what Darwin had in mind when he coined the term "survival of the fittest?" Article

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