Minnesota hospitals make strides in preventing delirium in elderly patients; California AG delays decision on Daughters of Charity Health System deal;

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> A program to create 1,000 entry-level jobs at Johns Hopkins and other Baltimore hospitals was dealt a blow this week when state regulators said they don't want facilities to raise their prices to fund the initiative, The Baltimore Sun reports. Article

> Twenty-five hospitals in Minnesota have beefed up their programs to prevent delirium in elderly patients, according to MPR News. Article

> California Attorney General Kamala Harris will delay her decision on a proposed deal between the Daughters of Charity Health System and a New York-based hedge fund, the Contra Costa Times reports. Article

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> Half of the top 10 management and performance challenges identified by the Office of Inspector General in fiscal year 2015 have fraud, waste and abuse implications, according to a new report. Article

> The right workforce is needed in healthcare if big data is to make its mark on the industry, according to Mike Iskandaryan, senior program manager of business operations at UnitedHealth Group. Article

And Finally...  Lightning strikes twice. Article

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