Dell introduces Chinese pathology exchange program; Hospitals crack down on misbehaving docs;

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> At HIMSS today, it was revealed that Dell is collaborating with Leica Biosystems in a new initiative to give Chinese physicians access to U.S. healthcare organizations for "real-time, expert review of pathology cases through the first scalable, secure medical cloud network," according to an announcement. It will be serviced through Dell's Unified Clinical Archive program. Announcement

> An infographic detailing the results of HIMSS's Leadership survey can be found here.  

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> Hospitals are cracking down on a problem that has been troublesome for years--abusive and angry behavior by doctors towards nurses, trainings, colleagues and other medical staff, according to Kaiser Health News. Article

> Four hospitals owned by HealthSouth Corporation have been hit with subpoenas from the HHS Office of Inspector General in Miami Lakes, Fla., according to a report the corporation filed yesterday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Article

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> Hospital mergers and the monopolies they create are causing healthcare costs to rise without an accompanying improvement in quality, three experts argued Friday during a panel hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. Article

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