Woman with a broken leg commandeered an ambulance; Flu symptoms, snow-related injuries swell standing-room-only ER crowd;

> After two years of substantial cost cutting and state budget pressures, a Goldman Sachs analyst says she sees no near-term catalyst that would push a recovery, according to the Associated Press. Article

> An avalanche of flu symptoms and snow-related injuries have converted Staten Island University Hospital to standing room only, the Staten Island Advance reports. On Wednesday alone, 82 people were waiting in the ER. Article

> A woman with a broken leg jumped into an ambulance that had just pulled in to Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital and drove off, the Associated Press reports. She was later arrested. Article

> An odd smell in downtown Los Angeles prompted the evacuation of patients from Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center, the Los Angeles Times blog reports. Article

> Upgrades to the IT infrastructure can reduce downtime and enhance storage capacity, even as you add users to the system, according to Jeffrey Landgraf, technical manager at Penn Medicine. Hospital Impact

And Finally... She probably was happy to be rid of him. Article