> Only 4 percent of hospitals have comprehensive breastfeeding programs, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, which encourages more implementation, reports UPI. Nearly three-quarters of hospitals do not provide follow-up care or referrals at patient discharge. Meanwhile, some hospitals are stepping up their efforts, including Holy Cross Hospital in Chicago, reports WBEZ 91.5, and St. John Hospital & Medical Center in Detroit, reports Detroit News.
> Following the recent acquisition under Steward Health Care System, Quincy (Mass.) Medical Center named its new CEO, Mark O'Neill, promoted up from his chief financial officer title, reports the Patriot Ledger. Article
> Cleveland Clinic yesterday announced Huron Hospital will cease inpatient, emergency room, and trauma care two months before it closes on Oct. 3, reports The Plain Dealer. Huron Community Health Center will open in its place to provide outpatient care. Article
> Tenet Healthcare's chief operating officer Stephen Newman will retire in mid-2012, reports the Wall Street Journal. Tenet's second-quarter earnings doubled thanks to a tax benefit. Article
> Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., will pay back $1.3 million in corrections after overbilling Medicare, reports the Standard Speaker. Article
And Finally... Don't try this at home: Atom-splitting not a hobby. Article