Medical center pays $50K for EMTALA violation; Don Berwick considers governorship;

> The University of Chicago Medical Center agreed to pay a $50,000 civil money penalty for allegedly violating the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) by failing to screen or stabilize a patient who died while waiting in the emergency room in 2009, according to the Report on Medicare Compliance. Article

> New York's Mount Sinai Hospital has named new interim president, the hospital announced Tuesday. David L. Reich, assumed the interim role after Wayne Keathley resigned after nine years of service. Statement

> Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Donald Berwick may run for governor of Massachusetts in 2014, The Boston Globe reported. Article

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> With lengthy malpractice cases causing stress on physicians, patients and the legal system, researchers from Harvard Medical School are calling for liability reform. Article

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> UnitedHealth embraces the retail store trend to personalize insurance, enhance customer service and improve member relations. Article

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