Young women less informed on heart risks; Dallas hospital closes doors;

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> Young women tend to be less informed than men about cardiovascular disease risks, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Study abstract

> Members of Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development, a community organization, will assemble at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield headquarters in support of a plan to create 1,000 new hospital jobs in the city, according to the Baltimore Sun. Article

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> A for-profit, physician-owned hospital chain focused on the luxury market has apparently hit a rough patch. Forest Park Medical Center in Dallas closed suddenly late last week, according to the Dallas Morning News. It's the second hospital in the Forest Park chain to close in less than a month. Article

> Maine is the latest state to introduce a healthcare price transparency website, although like most efforts elsewhere, it is fairly limited in scope. Article

> Payment recoupments as a result of the work of recovery audit contractors dropped dramatically last year, likely the result of pushback from the hospital sector, the Wall Street Journal has reported. And they're about to drop even more. Article

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