Doctors discuss Angelina Jolie's mastectomy; Physician-owned hospitals looking for ways around ACA;

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> Oncologists shared with MedPage Today their thoughts on Angelina Jolie's preventive breast surgery. Article

> Tensions are mounting between plastic surgeons and dermatologists over the safest place to provide certain cosmetic procedures, NJ Spotlight reported. Article

> The American Medical Association reports its membership numbers are rebounding after its controversial support of the Affordable Care Act, MedPage Today reported. Article

Provider News

> Physician-owned hospitals are simultaneously lobbying to get some of the financial restrictions imposed by the Affordable Care Act lifted by Congress, while also expanding services that haven't been proscribed, FierceHealthFinance reported. Article

> Data sharing is the foundation upon which ACOs function, but providers allege that some payers aren't providing adequate or high-quality claims data, making that information unusable, FierceHealthPayer reported. Article

Health IT News

> More physicians than ever have embraced electronic prescribing, but the road to adoption still has some bumps in it, FierceEMR reported. Article

And Finally… A tree-climbing story that may be tough to live down. Article

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