Safer healthcare should rely on in-depth investigation; Male docs more likely to misbehave;

> As consumers gain more access to hospital data, care facilities must focus on true improvement instead of just marketing ploys to attract patients, according to a piece Becker's Hospital Review. Article

> A nurse-parity bill that would require insurers in Colorado to give highly trained nurses the same consideration as doctors when deciding which providers can be part of their networks passed the state Senate, reports the Denver Business Journal. Article

> Safer healthcare should be proactive and rely on in-depth investigation of the causes of high risk behavior in medicine, rather than quick fixes, an expert warned seminar attendees in London last week, reports BMJ. Article

> Male doctors are four times more likely than female doctors to be disciplined for misconduct, concludes an Australian study. Male doctors account for almost 91 percent of such cases in Australia and New Zealand. Article

> After three years of negotiations, St. Peter's Health Care Services, Northeast Health and Seton Health/St. Mary's Hospital are expected to merge by the end of the summer, thanks to approval by the Federal Trade Commission, reports the Business Review. Article

And Finally... Surgery leaves woman with dentures and a British accent. Article