Hospital purchasing officer indicted for bid-rigging and fraud; Overweight patients receive quality care, too;

> A New York City federal grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against Mario Perciavalle, a former Mount Sinai Medical Center and School of Medicine purchasing official, for participating in bid-rigging and fraud conspiracies related to contracts for work performed at Mount Sinai, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). FierceHealthFinance

> Obese and overweight patients receive just as good medical care as normal weight patients, according to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Article

> Drugmakers appear to be backing away a bit from doc payments in Vermont, and experts are saying that it's because of disclosure requirements passed by the state legislature back in 2002. FiercePharma

And Finally... Pretty good idea. It shouldn't just be limited to prison. Article

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