Rex Healthcare launches innovations program; Hospital finds explosive in patient's bag;

> N.C.-based Rex Healthcare created Rex Strategic Innovations to promote innovation, improve healthcare delivery and support job creation, the system announced. Announcement

> San Francisco's mayor says a project that would overhaul California Pacific Medical Center's facilities across the city and build two hospitals that comply with state seismic safety mandates would create jobs. However, city leaders worry the deal will raise healthcare costs, reported the San Francisco Chronicle. Article

> Security at Wallace Thomson Hospital in South Carolina found an explosive in a patient's bag, reported The Associated Press. Officials charged the patient, under guard at the hospital, with possession of explosive/incendiary devices. Article

> New York Presbyterian Hospital will pay $5.3 million to settle a birth injury lawsuit that accused medical staff of failing to provide a mother with adequate care, according to Reuters. Article

And Finally... Hospital blamed for "dead" baby found alive in morgue. Article