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AMA to White House: Don't Dictate Care
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 9, 2009
Reporting of mistakes by New York City hospitals is faulted
New York Times, March 10, 2009
Emory University suspends $1.5 billion medical expansion
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 10, 2009
Report questions stimulus bill health IT money
AP/Yahoo News, March 10, 2009
Pennsylvania hospital facing two U.S. probes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 9, 2009

Spotlight: Are CEOs Worth the Money? Executive compensation is always a hot topic. And given the fact that we're in a recession, the salaries and bonuses that hospital CEOs earn will be even more heavily scrutinized. Read More

Today's Sections

Federal Government
AMA to White House: Don't Dictate Care
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, March 9, 2009

Healthcare advocates back Medicaid expansion
AP/USA Today, March 10, 2009

Montana senator takes center stage on healthcare
Boston Globe, March 10, 2009
Hospital News
Reporting of mistakes by New York City hospitals is faulted
New York Times, March 10, 2009

Pennsylvania hospital facing two U.S. probes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 9, 2009
Business
Emory University suspends $1.5 billion medical expansion
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 10, 2009

Kansas City hospitals struggle to maintain roles as safety nets
Kansas City Star, March 9, 2009

CVS shuts some MinuteClinic locations
Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2009

Aurora Health Care sells four Milwaukee-area office buildings for over $30 million
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 9, 2009

ProHealth Care to likely delay plans for Mukwonago, WI, hospital
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 9, 2009
Technology
Report questions stimulus bill health IT money
AP/Yahoo News, March 10, 2009
Health Plans
UAW ratifies contract with Ford
Business Courier of Cincinnati, March 10, 2009

Report: WellPoint PBM on the block
Wall Street Journal blog, March 10, 2009

Commentary: Insurers' commitment to healthcare reform is only skin-deep
Los Angeles Times, March 10, 2009
Legal
Healthy San Francisco wins another court round
San Francisco Chronicle, March 10, 2009

Court upholds most of the counts of convicted former Alabama governor, HealthSouth founder
Birmingham News, March 10, 2009
Physicians
Study: Hospice patients feel abandoned by doctors
USA Today, March 10, 2009

Louisiana-based Healthcare Alliance helps build workforce
New Orleans Times-Picayune, March 9, 2009

Audio: Solve Shortage, Save Money
Barry Arbuckle, president and CEO of MemorialCare Medical Centers in Long Beach, CA, is one of three C-suite leaders joining us for the March 16 webcast: Solving Your Nurse Shortage: Long-term strategies that work. In this audio clip, he outlines successful cost-saving solutions to the shortage of nurses and nurse leaders. Bob Wertz, for HealthLeaders Media
March 4, 2009

Audio: Set Standards to Avoid Conflict of Interest
Kenneth Irons, MD, chief of regional and neighborhood clinics for Duluth Clinic, talks about his organization's policy that set guidelines for how physicians and employees relate to pharmaceutical representatives. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
March 5, 2009

MarketShare Blog: Twitter bullies and other social media pitfalls
It seems that in the past few months the business world has gone Twitter crazy, with companies trying to sell their concepts, products, and services to consumers 140 characters at a time. But in all the micro-blogging frenzy, few organizations have stopped to consider the pitfalls. Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media
March 9, 2009

Contributed Feature: Post-Merger Integration: The Balance of Forces
Healthcare providers are witnessing the onset of another round of wide-ranging consolidation, with economic forces likely to continue as the main driver. To gain the hypothetical benefits of consolidation, healthcare CEOs should invest time in building structures and systems that work. Pete McGinn, for HealthLeaders Media
March 6, 2009





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