Never events major factor in hospital liability; Hospital Partners files for bankruptcy;

> A new study suggests that never events are a major factor in hospital liability expenses, responsible for more than 12 percent of costs in 2007. FierceHealthFinance

> A year ago, Hospital Partners of America had big plans. The promising young company, which develops and manages hospitals in partnership with physicians, was ranking at No. 3 on Inc. magazine's list of fastest-growing companies in the U.S. Now, it's joined the bankruptcy rolls. FierceHealthFinance

> Could pharmaceutical companies lose their tax breaks for direct to consumer advertising? From what Rep. Rahm Emanuel had to say, that's a possibility. FiercePharma

> Despite quality concerns, it's looking like China has become the pharmaceutical industry's favorite outsourcing location. pushing India out of the top spot. FiercePharma

And Finally... For heaven's sake, guy, couldn't you pick a tastier way of showing her you were upset? Article

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