U.S. measles cases hit 20-year high; New Maryland law requires protocol for treating rape victims in ER;

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>The U.S. saw at least 288 cases of measles so far this year, the highest number in the first five months of the year in 20 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Article

> Pharmacist Albert L. Wright Jr., vice president for operations at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Shadyside, will serve as the new president and CEO of West Virginia University Hospitals. Announcement

> Starting July 1, Maryland hospitals must have a protocol on how to handle rape victims who walk into the emergency room. House Bill

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> A federal court invalidated an extension of the 340B program that covers so-called "orphan" drugs--a decision that could hurt some hospitals. Article

> More hospitals and health plans make their pricing available as a part of a growing transparency movement, but are patients actually checking them out? Article

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