Report ranks the nation's top children's hospitals; ACOs could stifle medical innovation;

> U.S. News & World Report has released yet another "best of" list. This time it's for "Best Children's Hospitals." List

> The parent company of Ohio Valley Medical Center says former CEO Brian Felici caused "severe financial damage" when he drained the hospital's endowment fund to cover up operating losses, among other things, Forbes reports. Article

> New York's Medicaid Inspector General gives the Health Care Compliance Association five reasons why board members should know what's going on with their hospital's compliance program. Interview (.pdf)

> Accountable care organizations could have a chilling effect on medical innovation and create a "cheapest is best" mentality in healthcare, AdvaMed President and CEO Stephen J. Ubl writes in a Health Affairs blog post.

> Twenty years--that's how long it could take to build a national health network, says David Blumenthal, former national coordinator for health IT, SearchHealthIT reports. Article

And Finally... Reducing childhood obesity with calorie cameras. Article

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