Hartford HealthCare to lay off 350; Local interventions better at stopping C. diff;

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> Hartford (Connecticut) HealthCare will cut more than 300 jobs during the next month, according to NBC Connecticut. Article

> There is a "significant gap" between ideal strategies to detect nutrition issues in hospital patients and what is done in practice, according to a survey of Canadian physicians. Survey

> Interventions to prevent Clostridium difficile infections are more effective at the local level, according to a study published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality. Announcement

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> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated its public databases for inpatient and outpatient payment data. Article

> Hospitals and hospital systems could reap millions of dollars a year in savings by making their infrastructure greener, according to a new guide published by the American Hospital Association. Article

And Finally… Death by sexism. Article