Minnesota safety regulators investigate hospital for failure to keep violent patients under control; Connecticut health workers say they were harassed before a recent vote to unionize;

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> A long-running volunteer comedy show aimed to cheer up patients at New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, has been axed. The hospital said it has "not discontinued patient recreation programs," the New York Post reported. Article

>  State safety regulators are investigating Minnesota Security Hospital, the state's largest psychiatric hospital, for failing to keep violent patients under control in the wake of a recent assault that left a staff member hospitalized with serious injuries, according to the Star Tribune. Article

> Nursing assistant and other employees at the Western Connecticut Health Network say they were harassed, coerced and intimidated before an unsuccessful unionization vote, prompting a National Labor Relations Board investigation, News Times reported. Article

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> "Dropout docs" are becoming more common, especially around Silicon Valley, as an increasing number of young professionals forgo residency for digital health opportunities, according to an article from radio station WESM. Article

> Providers feel image sharing is crucial to radiology, despite challenges such as security, processing time and a need for larger amounts of storage. Article

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