The Tulare hospital in a legal battle over the self-governance rights of its medical staff has closed as part of its Chapter 9 bankruptcy. The closure does not change the California Medical Association’s (CMA) active support of the medical staff against the illegal actions of the hospital board in terminating the staff and adopting new medical staff bylaws in secret in January 2016. To read more, go to http://www.cmanet.org/news/detail/?article=tulare-hospital-voluntarily-ceases-operations.