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NY Times: Rethinking the office building for net-zero energy use.

From PRWeb via Yahoo! News: MindMatters' solutions for innovation are helping health care organizations tap into and act on latent ideas and expertise.  

From The Independent.com: Lincoln, NE's physician-owned Nebraska Heart Hospital to be sold.  Frankly, I've always seen this - eventual sale to a deep-pocketed hospital - as the end-game for physician owners.  Cashing out is just another way to get paid, notwithstanding all the window dressing about hospitals and physicians working together for the good of mankind.  

From Enterprise City blog and Crain's Chicago Business: " Ellen Malloy: Experience not required but enthusiasm is."  Leaving what's comfortable in favor of a social media-fueled reinvention, learning as you go.

Quote for the day:  The continuing (or just-ending financial crisis, depending on who you believe in these matters) has caused me to re-read "Against The Gods: The Remarkable Story Of Risk" by Peter L. Bernstein.  Early in the book you find this:  "When the capital development of a country becomes the by-product of the activities of a casino, the job is likely to be ill-done."  (John Maynard Keynes)  Yep.

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