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Minnesota healthcare: Condition critical

Minneapolis Star Tribune, February 2, 2009

For three decades, healthcare has been Minnesota's economic juggernaut, generating thousands of high-wage jobs, supporting a prestigious academic research community, and spinning off a thriving medical technology industry. But an industry that sailed through the last two recessions is hitting the shoals this time: Hospitals in the state have shed more than 1,000 workers since last year and postponed big construction projects.