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News From Around the Web

> The Wall Street Journal published a point-counterpoint discussion of whether nurse practitioners should practice solo. Article

> Tele-training could help physicians in rural areas become better equipped to help patients with mental health issues, Think Progress reported. Post

> Greener Ideas offers five ways to make your office more environmentally friendly. Post

Provider News

> There's a lot of news coming out of the American Medical Association, which voted yesterday during its annual meeting to adopt several new policies, FierceHealthcare reported. Article

> Employing physicians fails to achieve ROI for most hospitals, FierceHealthFinance reported. Article

Health IT News

> Researchers from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore found that a social media push boosted the number of people who registered themselves as organ donors 21-fold in a single day, FierceHealthIT reported. Article

And Finally… Sometimes the path to success appears backwards. Post

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