Partners Healthcare buys nonprofit insurer; Sanford Health plans new $60M medical center;

> Following the trend of health provider and payer M&A, Partners Healthcare System, Massachusetts' largest hospital and physician network, will acquire a nonprofit insurance company, reports the Boston Globe. Article

> Doctors with good listening habits can reach an effective diagnosis quicker, according to linguistics experts at Sydney's University of Technology, reports The World Today. Article

> A new Illinois law signed on Tuesday allows patients to go online to obtain information on doctors, including judgments and settlements in malpractice lawsuits, reports the Associated Press. Article

> Despite recent hospital closures, Sanford Health is planning to open a new $60 million medical center to help improve patient access to medical services and specialists. Press Release

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