MNT examines the MERS outbreak in South Korea; North Carolina medical center CEO on how to drive growth in the region;

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> Chad Brown, CEO of Davie Medical Center in North Carolina, discusses how the organization can help drive growth in the region and its community partnerships in an interview with the Davie County Enterprise Record. Article

Medical News Today examines the recent outbreak of MERS in South Korea and whether it could occur in other countries. Article

> If it takes patients more than three trips to the general practitioner to get referred for cancer tests, patients are more likely to be dissatisfied with their overall care, eroding confidence in the doctors and nurses who go on to treat and monitor them, according to an article published in the European Journal of Cancer Care. Article

Health Finance News

> Healthcare spending has been growing at a historically low rate, but that will change in the coming years, according to a study published in the most recent issue of the journal Health Affairs. Article

> If your hospital doesn't already have a team in place, CFOs may want to put one together to handle all the dramatic changes in the current reimbursement environment, Healthcare Finance News reports. Article

And finally… Introducing the Bud and Breakfast. Video