Texas woman attacks multiple ER nurses; Steward Health hires union official to head its public relations department;

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> A Navasota, Texas, woman was arrested after she attacked multiple emergency room nurses at CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital, KBTX reports. Article

> Academic hospitals have better outcomes for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) patients, according to researchers who spoke at the American Society of Hematology meeting, The American Journal of Managed Care reports. Study

> Boston-based Steward Health Care System has hired an official from a large labor union to head its public relations and communications, according to The Boston Globe. Article

Health IT News

> A national patient ID could improve privacy and security, but if a person is linked to the wrong records, the outcomes could be very serious, Marc Probst, CIO of Intermountain Healthcare, said in an interview at HealthcareInfoSecurity. Article

> Patients' ability to track their health is easier than ever--but that doesn't mean they'll stay engaged with the wearable, app or device. Article

And Finally... Better late than never. Article