North Baton Rouge hospitals say no need for ER; Theranos devices miss the mark in accuracy tests;

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> A Florida administrative law judge has approved a plan to replace Plantation General Hospital with a new facility located on the campus of Fort Lauderdale's Nova Southeastern University, according to CBS Miami. Article

> While residents of northern Baton Rouge, Louisiana, have called for the construction of a new emergency room, hospital leaders say the ERs in the southern part of the parish should meet population needs, according to The Advocate. Article

> Theranos blood-testing devices came up short in numerous accuracy tests, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article

Health IT News

> As chief innovation officer of Boston Children's Hospital, John Brownstein is building partnerships with health IT companies, as well as working internally to usher in greater innovation in the healthcare space. Article

> Three factors in health IT can boost hospital employee productivity, which in turn can improve patient care, according to research from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Article

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