ACOs defend their rep; Scrubs outside of work spread germs;

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> How much do you work compared to your colleagues? The American Medical Association found out, HealthDay News reported. Article

> A Mississippi town is in danger of losing its only doctor's office--a newer model Toyota Camry, the Clarion-Ledger reported. Article

Provider News

> Healthcare workers wearing their scrubs in public places outside work settings may pose infection risks, according to Newsworks. Article

Health Insurance News

> The growing number of payer-led accountable care organizations (ACOs) continues to remind healthcare industry observers of the rise and fall of the health maintenance organization, but a more nuanced approach to capitation should make the ACOs different. Article

Health IT News

> Transitioning to electronic health records can improve clinical quality measurement, but not necessarily across all measures and not in the short term, according to a new study in eGEMs. Article

And Finally… License and wedding date, please. Article