OSHA cites hospital for not protecting employees from violent patients; Boston Children's Hospital files suit against former researcher;

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>  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Bergen Regional Medical Center for allegedly not protecting employes from violent patients, NJ.com reports. Article

>  Children's Hospital Boston has filed a lawsuit against a former researcher in federal court. The hospital wants the court to order him to return what it contends is valuable drug study data he allegedly stole from a hospital-owned laptop computer, according to the Boston Business Journal. Article

> A hospital patient was arrested after attacking 14 nurses and staff members at Bon Secours St. Francis hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, 5WCSC reports. Article

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> If Americans are looking for high-paying careers, healthcare appears to be the way to go. Six of the highest-paying careers in the United States are in healthcare, according to a survey by CareerCast.com. Article

> Although it's rare, occasionally a hospital is destroyed or shut down by a natural disaster. The skills hospital chief financial officers bring to such a scenario can make a difference as to when a facility reopens, and how much it will cost, according to Healthcare Finance News. Article

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