Superhero IVs make hospital visits less scary for children; NY hospitals reduce number of HAIs among patients;

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> A college student has come up with a unique solution to make hospital visits for children less scary: turning IV bags into superheroes to give them superpowers to help them heal, Fox6 Now reports. Article

> A Twin Cities emergency room doctor will compete on the 32nd season of "Survivor," according to the Star Tribune. Article

> A New York state Department of Health report shows that most hospitals across the state have reduced the number of hospital-acquired infections among patients. Report (.pdf)

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> A new report by the American Hospital Association says that there is a huge opportunity for acute care providers to engage in bundled payment initiatives. Article

> Not only is the United States the most expensive country in the world to obtain healthcare services, the federal government is picking up the majority of the tab, according to a new study in the American Journal of Public Health. Article

And Finally... The last owner only drove it to church. Article