Patient at Minnesota hospital charge assault; Texas Health Resources wins bid to purchase bankrupt Forest Park Medical Center campus;

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> A patient at St. Cloud Hospital in Minnesota was charged with assault after he attempted to strangle an employee, police told ABC5 News. Article

> Texas Health Resources, based in Arlington, Texas, bid $116.5 million to buy bankrupt Dallas-based Forest Park Medical Center's campus in Fort Worth, reports Becker's Hospital Review. Article

> Morton Hospital and Medical Center in Taunton, Massachusetts, will conduct its own mental health screenings after coming under fire for releasing a suicidal patient who went on to kill two people and injure five, according to The Boston Globe. Article

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> Of 120 respondents to a KPMG survey of individuals who work for healthcare providers, 25 percent said their telemedicine programs not only are improving efficiency and patient volumes, but also are financially sustainable. Article

> Information sharing for clinical research must comprise of more than raw data dumps, according to researchers who advocate for the funding and development of platforms to "standardize, clean and curate data into usable formats." Article

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