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Physician-owned hospitals faulted on emergency care
Washington Post, January 10, 2008
In-store healthcare wins Massachusetts approval
Boston Globe, January 10, 2008
Commission refuses Atlanta hospital millions in funding
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 10, 2008
Medicare auditors zap Florida hospital
Palm Beach Post, January 9, 2008
Emergency illustrates flaws in California on-call system
San Diego Union-Tribune, January 9, 2008

Spotlight: Another Year of Denial There could be no more fitting end to the healthcare year of 2007 than President Bush sitting down in his Crawford, TX, ranch on Dec. 29 essentially taping a bandage on some fundamental healthcare problems still facing us. Read More

Today's Sections

Physicians
Physician-owned hospitals faulted on emergency care
Washington Post, January 10, 2008

What's behind that bill for the doctor's visit?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 9, 2008
State/Local Government
In-store healthcare wins Massachusetts approval
Boston Globe, January 10, 2008

Ex-Kaiser exec to head Blue Cross
Los Angeles Times, January 10, 2008

Healthcare reform in Colorado could span years
The Denver Post, January 9, 2008
Business
Commission refuses Atlanta hospital millions in funding
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 10, 2008

Miami hospital reconsiders parking fee hike
Miami Herald, January 10, 2008

Georgia hospital seeks state permit for open-heart surgery
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 10, 2008

MBA team prescribes changes in South Carolina hospital ER
The State, January 10, 2008

Maui hospital to get $130 million in private loans
Pacific Business News, January 10, 2008
Federal Government
Medicare auditors zap Florida hospital
Palm Beach Post, January 9, 2008

Medicare may allow sleep apnea diagnoses from home
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 9, 2008
Health Plans
Ex-Kaiser exec to head Blue Cross
Los Angeles Times, January 10, 2008

Appeals court allows San Francisco to enforce healthcare law
San Francisco Chronicle, January 10, 2008
Commentary
Fewer drugs, fewer seniors
The Providence Journal, January 9, 2008

Commentary: A Subject You Can't Ignore
If you've been in healthcare for any length of time, you've no doubt heard the name Ernest Amory Codman. Namesake of The Joint Commission's annual award for performance measurement, the Harvard-trained surgeon may have been the industry's first quality guru. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
January 10, 2008

News: Patients Dictate Design of Cancer Center
When administrators at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, IN, decided to construct a state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility, ideas for the site's design came from those that would be using it most: patients. Ben Cole, for HealthLeaders Media
January 9, 2008

Audio: Using the Web to Connect With Patients
Peter Goldschmidt, MD, founder of the Health Improvement Institute in Bethesda, MD, discusses the Web strategies of leading healthcare organizations. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Media
January 7, 2008

Video: Patience Pays Off
How a healthcare system successfully transplanted its transplant center. Plus, CEOs who focus on quality, risk and patient safety. HealthLeaders Media
January 3, 2008





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