Scripps Health moves into hospice biz; Hospital program shows teens reality of gun violence;

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> Nonprofit health system Scripps Health is moving into the hospice market now that San Diego Hospice filed for bankruptcy, according to City News Service. Article

> Dallas's Parkland Memorial Hospital is back in the spotlight with caregivers accused of sexually abusing patients, The Dallas Morning News reported. Article

> With heightened attention on gun violence, Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia is trying to slow the rate of street killings by showing teenagers the effects guns have in their community, The New York Times reported. The Cradle to Grave program involves a trip to the hospital's trauma bay, pictures of gunshot wounds and tapes of victims' families. Article

Provider News

> With its proven quality, safety and human-centered benefits, hospitals must make compassion a strategic hospital priority and critical competency. Blog Post

Health IT News

> Careless copying and pasting of notes in electronic health records may put patients in harm's way. Article

And Finally… This is not in my job description. Hospital security guard catches goat in parking lot. Article