New Kaiser Hospital construction begins; Cancer physician liaison aims to improve chronic conditions;

> As more hospitals consider ways to improve care management, one hospital is implementing a cancer liaison physician as part of the cancer program, accredited by the American College of Surgeons. The cancer liaison physician at WCA Hospital in New York facilitates quality improvement, using the National Cancer Database for best practices, reports The Post-Journal. Article

> University of North Carolina Hospital today opened up the country's first free-standing perinatal psychiatry unit, particularly to target postpartum depression, NPR reports. Article

> Construction for a new Kaiser Permanente hospital is underway, scheduled to open in 2014 in Redwood City, Calif., according to RedwoodCityPatch. Article

> The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against the Children's Hospital Colorado over a hiring decision, alleging that a woman with fibromyalgia was discriminated against when the hospital withdrew an offer for a staff assistant position, The Denver Post reports. Article

> Two healthcare executives were indicted for embezzling more than $135,000 from Shiloh Health Services, the parent company of Highland Medical Center in Texas. The U.S. Attorney's office said Herschel Breig and James Cheek allegedly failed to pay more than $1.8 million in payroll taxes, reports the Associated Press. Article

> An appeals court on Friday ruled that individual mandate under health reform is unconstitutional, Reuters reports. Article

And Finally... Blame it on the full moon. A hospital delivers 45 babies in 48 hours. Article