Neurosurgeon awarded $3 million for loss of part of his leg; Business likely to grow at urgent care centers;

> A neurosurgeon was awarded $3 million by a jury after being struck in the leg by a hospital bed that was being pushed down a hall. The doctor's right leg had to be amputated above the knee, the Times Tribune reports. Article

> The influx of 35 million previously uninsured people could boost business at urgent care centers, USA Today reports. Article

> Many organizations--including the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and the CDC--are calling for "a move toward eliminating healthcare-associated infections, according to an American Journal of Infection Control white paper. White Paper

> Sodexho employees who work in cafeterias at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Good Shepherd and Sacred Heart hospitals called a one-day strike, the Allentown Morning Call reports. Article

> After years of layoffs and major cuts, bonuses going to rank-and-file employees at Beth Israel and Children's Hospital in Boston are raising eyebrows, WCVB TV reports. Article

And Finally... So much for "O Tannenbaum." Article

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