Overcrowding linked to adverse events in Israeli inpatient psych wards; WV bill to expand nurse scope of practice gains support;

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> Overcrowding may contribute to adverse events in Israeli inpatient psychiatric wards, according to a new study published by Medical Care. Study abstract

> The University of Chicago Medical Center plans a $269 million expansion project that would add a Level 1 adult trauma center at its Hyde Park campus, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Article

> Support continues to grow for a West Virginia bill that would allow nurses to practice to the top of their education and training, according to West Virginia's Metro News. Article

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> Clinicians across the country are facing fraud charges for multimillion dollar schemes that run the gamut of medical specialties, from obstetrics and gynecology to pain medicine. Article

> DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc., the nation's largest kidney care provider, is facing yet another federal investigation after self-reporting potential billing irregularities with one of its pharmacy providers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Article

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