Mother claims Tennessee hospital performed surgery on wrong baby; American Geriatrics Society releases guidance on healthcare approaches for older population;

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> Police arrested an East Harlem man this week for stealing credit and debit cards from several patients and a doctor at four New York hospitals over the course of nearly two years, DNAinfo.com reports. Article

> A woman from Tennessee claims the University Medical Center in Lebanon performed surgery meant for another baby on her healthy newborn, according to NewsChannel5 Network. Article

> New guidance from the American Geriatrics Society aims to transform approaches to healthcare for the increasingly diverse older population. Announcement

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>The use of care coordinators to assist insured individuals with chronic conditions can dramatically lower the cost of care, according to a blog post at Health Affairs. The chronically ill employee population can account for as much as 40 percent of an organization's entire healthcare costs. Article

>Tom Quinn, a senior partner with the executive search firm Witt/Kieffer, examines the shifting role of the healthcare CFO in a blog post for Hospital Impact. Commentary

And Finally… This reporter can confirm.  Article

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