Hospital owners maximize profits by selling land; Request for data on Boston Marathon victims draws privacy protests;

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> The owners of hospitals in New Jersey are selling the land beneath the buildings to real estate investors for millions of dollars, The Record reported. Article

> New research reveals a gender gap in Canadian hospital care after severe injury in which women are significantly less likely than men to get trauma care, according to Counsel&Heal. Article

> New study provides an innovative and cost-effective way for newly constructed hospitals across the country to offset economic challenges by reducing energy consumption by an average of 62 percent. Announcement

> Kindred Healthcare has just appointed Stephen R. Cunanan to its newly created chief people officer, responsible for employee engagement and satisfaction, and leadership development. Statement

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> An attempt by the city's Public Health Commission to collect information on patients treated during the Boston bombings -in an effort to prepare responses to future disasters--may be a HIPAA violation, HealthcareInfoSecurity reported. Article

And Finally… I bet his teacher stops taking attendance. Article