Texas hospital may have exposed babies to TB; Nurses strike in Pennsylvania;

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> An El Paso, Texas hospital employee with tuberculosis may have exposed more than 700 infants to the disease, according to the Associated Press. Article

> Hundreds of nurses at Delaware County, Pennsylvania's Crozer-Chester Medical Center are on strike over pay, pension and staffing level disputes, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Article

> Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) claimed the Lone Star state's laws on admitting privileges, which critics say target abortion providers, could have saved Joan Rivers' life, according to ABC13. Article

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> Sustainability is an important factor that must be considered when building health research and analytics data infrastructures. To that end, researchers say that factors to take into consideration include assets, expansion, complexity and stakeholders. Article

> With the amount of data healthcare organizations are collecting constantly growing, the HL7 messaging protocol is key to the data mining process, Wes Wright, senior vice president and CIO at Seattle Children's Hospital, tells HealthITAnalytics.com. Article

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