OH hospital fights launch of for-profit physician-owned hospital; Children with allergies can still get vaccines, study says;

> In a battle that's being echoed nationwide, an Ohio hospital is working to fight plans to build a for-profit which would be jointly owned by physician investors and a rival health system. Article

> A new study from Johns Hopkins Children's Center concludes that with careful monitoring and some standard precaution, even children with known vaccine allergies can be vaccinated safely. FierceVaccines

> Government research published today found that atypical antipsychotics are no more effective than older antipsychotic drugs when used in children, but are more expensive and more likely to cause harmful side effects. FiercePharma

> While EMR rollouts differ, even from one city to the next, there are some factors that affect implementations pretty much everywhere in the world, according to new research by a health IT group taskforce. Article

And Finally... When your name is Saddam Hussein, you'd better watch your back--even if you aren't the famous one. Article

Suggested Articles

The profit margins and management of Community Health Group raise questions about oversight of managed care insurers.

Financial experts are warning practices about the pitfalls of promoting medical credit cards to their patients.

A proposed rule issued by HHS on Tuesday would expand short-term coverage, a move Seema Verma said will have "virtually no impact" on ACA premiums.