Hospitalizations due to diabetes more than doubled for some adults; Michael Slubowski named CEO of Exempla Healthcare;

> Hospitalizations due to diabetes more than doubled for adults ages 30 to 39 between 1993 and 2006, according to a University of Michigan Health System study. Young women were 1.3 times more likely to be hospitalized than young men. Press release

> The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System have appointed Michael Slubowski as president and CEO of Exempla Healthcare hospitals, the Denver Business Journal reports. Article

> John Quinlivan was named market president for HCA's TriStar Health System's three hospitals in northwest Georgia, the Rome News-Tribune reports. Article

> The Massachusetts Department of Public Health approved the deal that will allow Cerberus Capital Management to buy Caritas Christi Health Care, the Boston Globe reports. Article

> Jim Hornell, the president and CEO of Brant Community Healthcare System in Ontario spent the night in the ER of Brantford General Hospital, the Brantford Expositor reports. When he left four hours later, after 3 a.m., he noticed that some people who he saw when he first arrived were still waiting to be seen. Article
And Finally... Or maybe he was just bored. Article