Patient sues scope maker over superbug; Most child pneumonia patients under 5;

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> Seventy percent of children hospitalized for pneumonia are younger than 5 years old, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Study abstract

> An 18-year-old patient is suing the manufacturer of the medical scope blamed for a superbug outbreak at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center, the Los Angeles Times reports. Article

> Beaumont-based Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas will end inpatient services at its Baptist Orange facility, the Orange Leader reports. The facility has experienced a continued decline in patient demand for more than a decade with an average of eight beds of the 112 licensed beds available being used on a daily basis. .Article

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> Breaches of protected health information increased more than 25 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to a new analysis published this week. Article

> Of nearly 15,000 test claims received by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid for the first round of end-to-end ICD-10 testing, 81 percent were accepted, according to statistics revealed by the agency Wednesday. Article

And Finally… Like stealing candy from a baby. Article

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