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IL case questions how much charity care is needed to land millions in subsidies
Chicago Tribune, April 10, 2009
Boston's Beth Israel faulted for staph outbreak in mothers, babies
Boston Globe, April 10, 2009
$3 million settlement for family in King-Harbor death
Los Angeles Times, April 10, 2009
Baltimore-based Bon Secours seeks aid to avoid shutdown
Baltimore Sun, April 9, 2009
Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health revamps its payment policy
Indianapolis Star, April 9, 2009

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Today's Sections

Finance
IL case questions how much charity care is needed to land millions in subsidies
Chicago Tribune, April 10, 2009

Stroger Hospital in IL pays for transfers from non-profit hospitals getting tax breaks
Chicago Tribune, April 10, 2009

Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health revamps its payment policy
Indianapolis Star, April 9, 2009
Hospital News
Boston's Beth Israel faulted for staph outbreak in mothers, babies
Boston Globe, April 10, 2009

Dumping case highlights dearth of care for homeless mentally ill
Los Angeles Times, April 10, 2009

Massachusetts-based Partners Healthcare curbs doctors' drug industry ties
Boston Globe, April 10, 2009

Jindal tells New Orleans officials he backs hospital
New Orleans Times-Picayune, April 9, 2009

Facing hard times, Shriners may close six hospitals
AP/Yahoo News, April 9, 2009
Legal
$3 million settlement for family in King-Harbor death
Los Angeles Times, April 10, 2009

Michigan hospital operator wants to settle nurse lawsuit
AP/Chicago Tribune, April 10, 2009

No charges for renowned surgeon over blunder
Miami Herald, April 10, 2009
Business
Baltimore-based Bon Secours seeks aid to avoid shutdown
Baltimore Sun, April 9, 2009

Hope for deficit-crippled Philadelphia hospital hangs on 30-day reprieve
Philadelphia Daily News, April 10, 2009

Brighton, MA, hospital workers choose to unionize
Boston Globe, April 10, 2009
Federal Government
Obama pledges new data system for veterans
Washington Post, April 10, 2009

Stimulus targets struggling families
Washington Post, April 10, 2009

Lead Time Blog: HIMSS Talk Dominated by Meaningful User
Lacking any concrete guidance from the federal government, speakers and vendor at HIMSS were left with some educated guesswork about what the government really intends to define as a "meaningful user" to qualify for ARRA funds. Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media
April 9, 2009

Commentary: Is First Medicare Advantage Cut a Fatal Blow?
CMS reduced Medicare Advantage reimbursements for 2010 and more cuts are expected in the coming years. So don't be surprised if insurers pass more costs onto beneficiaries or simply drop out of the program altogether. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
April 8, 2009

Commentary: Heads Up, Marlo Thomas: FTC is Planning New Rules on Ad Testimonials, Endorsements
Testimonials are a staple in healthcare marketing efforts. But what if, along with the success stories, you had to disclose not-so-rosy outcomes? Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
April 8, 2009

Audio: Replacing Joints
Marshall Steele, MD, discusses trends in total joint care and offers a preview of the upcoming Webcast, Service Line Strategies 2009: Joint Replacement. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
March 31, 2009





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