Watchdog group wants Philadelphia hospital to stop using kittens in medical training; Kaiser Permanente expanding in California;

> Kaiser Permanente bought 8.65 acres in South Los Angeles to build two new medical facilities, reported the Los Angeles Times. Real estate experts value the vacant land at about $40 per square foot. Article

> A medical watchdog group wants Albert Einstein Medical in Philadelphia to stop using anesthetized kittens in pediatric medical training, reported Medscape Medical News. Article

> Leadership changes at Tennessee' Wellmont Health System will create a community hospital division to improve patient care and relationships with healthcare providers, according to the Kingsport Times News. Article

> In Wisconsin, Sacred Heart Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital will be hiking prices for fiscal year 2013 beginning July 1, according to the Leader-Telegram. Prices at Sacred Heart and St. Joseph's will jump 5.90 percent and 4.27 percent, respectively. Article

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