Minnesota AG calls on hospitals to reimburse rape victims for exams; LA chain rescues New Jersey hospital;

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> Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health announced President and CEO Joel T. Allison will leave his post next year but continue in an advisory role. Announcement

> Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is calling on the state's hospitals to reimburse victims of sexual assault who were illegally charged for physical exams, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Article

> A Los Angeles for-profit hospital chain has bought New Jersey's bankrupt East Orange General Hospital, according to NJ.com. Article

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> The University of California-San Francisco hospital at Mission Bay is using a small army of robots to ferry food, linens, medications and more around the vast medical complex, reports Kaiser Health News. Article

> A day after Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell unveiled a public-private commitment to improve health data sharing efforts, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt said he would not be bashful in the face of optimism about expressing what steps must be taken to better the industry. Article

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