Jackson Health CEO sued for not complying with public record requests; Oral meds prevent C. diff infections;

> The Service Employees International Union Local 1991 is suing Miami's Jackson Health System and CEO Carlos Migoya regarding public record requests about hospital business, which the union says it needs to bargain on behalf of members, the South Florida Business Journal reported. Article

> Albany, Ga.-based Phoebe Putney Health System has filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing the Federal Trade Commission has no role to play in its acquisition of its only competitor, Palmyra Medical Center. Brief (.pdf)

> The American Hospital Association yesterday cautioned the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) about expanding its "site-neutral" payment policy for non-emergency evaluation and management services to other hospital outpatient services. The reductions would lead to outpatient service cuts, the hospital group said. News Brief

> Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston are making progress toward preventing initial and recurrent C. diff infections with oral medication, according to studies presented at the 2012 Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in Chicago. Announcement

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