Temp ED staff have more med errors; Uninsured go to EDs not clinics;

> Temporary staff in emergency departments (ED) are twice as likely than permanent staff to have medication errors, according to new Johns Hopkins research. Press release

> Further exasperating the problem of overcrowded EDs, uninsured trauma patients are more likely to get follow-up care in the ED than in an outpatient clinic, concludes new Johns Hopkins research. Press release

> An Oregon physician is accusing Salem Hospital of unfair trade practices by suspending her obstetric privileges to pressure her out of practice, according to The Lund Report. Article

> Providence Health & Services in Washington will lay off 100 people after 115 people agreed to voluntarily leave, reports the News Tribune. Meanwhile, Jewish Hospital in Kentucky announced 155 job cuts due to a merger with St. Mary's Health Care and reduced patient volumes, reports The Courier-Journal.

> Provena United Samaritans Medical Center in Illinois passed state inspection after a fire in the operating room, reports Commerical-News. Article

And Finally... A company's performance depends on the shape of the CEO's face. Press release

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