Hospital system accidentally paid doc $80K; Obama administration to announce $1B to hire, train healthcare workers;

> Cook County Health and Hospital System accidentally paid a physician $80,000 while on he was on unpaid leave of absence, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. After inquiries from the Better Government Association, Dr. James Kapotas formally resigned from his position and paid back the money that resulted from a "big clerical error." Article

> Even with the Obama administration acting to end drug shortages, hospitals in Michigan continue to struggle with limited supplies. That has forced pharmacists, physicians, and staff to meet several times a day to discuss alternative medication plans for patients, reports The Grand Rapids Press. Article

> Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix; Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla.; and St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Calif. are among the top 50 U.S. hospitals for heart care, according to the 13th annual study from Thomson Reuters. These hospitals had better risk-adjusted survival rates, shorter hospital visits, and lower costs than non-winning hospitals. Press release

> The Obama administration will announce today $1 billion in funding to hire and train healthcare workers as part of its "We Can't Wait" program, reports The Washington Post. The grants can go to individuals and organizations that work with patients in federal healthcare programs. Article

> Workers at HCA hospitals are protesting for fair wages and plan to strike, according to TCPalm. The healthcare workers union has not yet decided when the strike will begin and has not notified HCA of the strike. Article

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