Piedmont Healthcare creates collaboration of affiliated hospitals; Americans want new overhaul bill if ACA is struck down;

> Although the eldest members of America's aging population are being hospitalized at higher rates, they are showing newfound resilience with the vast majority surviving serious infections and even heart attacks during their hospital stays, according to a research letter published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Report

> In a move toward collaborative, integrated care, Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare created South Region, a collaboration between the three Piedmont-affiliated hospitals. Article

> A new poll finds that Americans overwhelmingly want the president and Congress to work on a new bill to overhaul healthcare if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is deemed unconstitutional, the Associated Press reported. Article

> Getting in on the retail clinic trend, St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, N.J. opened a walk-in clinic at a nearby ShopRite, reported The Times of Trenton. Article

And Finally… New Yorkers face ice cream shortage in heat wave. Article

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