Hospital fires workers for sharing deceased patient's photo; Mail-order prescriptions linked to better outcomes;

> John Halamka, who serves as the chief information officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, both in Boston, will be leaving the latter post as soon as the school can find a replacement, according to FierceHealthIT. Article

> University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers has reappointed Douglas Strong for a second five-year term as CEO, effective Aug. 1, reports Crain's Detroit Business. Article

> Less than a week after the House passed the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act, the Senate rejected the bill 51-46, reports NPR. Article

 > Three hospital workers were fired from a New Haven, Conn., facility for violating patient privacy when a photo of a dead teen taken with a camera phone was shared with others, according to the Associated Press. Article

> Patients who use mail-order prescriptions have better cholesterol outcomes compared to patients who only used the local Kaiser Permanente pharmacy, according to a study in the current online issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Kaiser press release

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