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Tardy Medicare reimbursements are hurting doctors in California, Nevada and Hawaii
Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2008
Moody's: Obama healthcare plan boon for hospitals
Reuters/Yahoo News, November 10, 2008
Orange County, CA, hospitals CEO Bruce Mogel steps down after internal probe
Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2008
New U.S. rule pares outpatient Medicaid services
New York Times, November 10, 2008
New imaging center expands Franklin, TN, hospital's reach
The Tennessean, November 10, 2008

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Today's Sections

Physicians
Tardy Medicare reimbursements are hurting doctors in California, Nevada and Hawaii
Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2008

Heart failure hospitalizations up sharply
HealthDay/Washington Post, November 10, 2008
Business
Orange County, CA, hospitals CEO Bruce Mogel steps down after internal probe
Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2008

New imaging center expands Franklin, TN, hospital's reach
The Tennessean, November 10, 2008

Birmingham hospital wins approval for psychiatric unit
Birmingham News, November 7, 2008

UCH-Adventist hospital in Wesley Chapel, FL, advances
Tampa Bay Business Journal, November 7, 2008
Federal Government
Moody's: Obama healthcare plan boon for hospitals
Reuters/Yahoo News, November 10, 2008

New U.S. rule pares outpatient Medicaid services
New York Times, November 10, 2008

Healthcare improvements have to wait awhile
San Francisco Chronicle, November 10, 2008

Providers await details of Obama healthcare plan
The Tennessean, November 10, 2008
Hospital News
Patients being moved to the new, improved Los Angeles County-USC
Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2008

Deported in a coma, saved back in United States
New York Times, November 10, 2008

Community hospital named top employer in Massachusetts
Boston Globe, November 10, 2008
Health Plans
Some GM retirees are in a healthcare squeeze
New York Times, November 10, 2008

Desperate for care, uninsured flock to area of Virginia to see a doctor
Washington Post, November 10, 2008

AARP suspends sales of some health plans
USA Today, November 10, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Health trust in England bans toys from clinics because of infection risk
The Daily Mail, November 7, 2008
Technology
Intel takes step into home healthcare
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), November 10, 2008
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Commentary: Let's Keep Our Eye On the Ball
Some say that when it comes to quality, healthcare could learn a little something from baseball. Sounds great—if it were only that simple. Jay Moore, for HealthLeaders Media
November 6, 2008

Commentary: Medicare Advantage in the Crosshairs
The election of Barack Obama will bring a radical shift in healthcare that could put a bull's eye squarely on the back of health insurers. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
November 5, 2008

Audio: Engaging Physicians in Quality
Joel J. Reich, MD, senior vice president for medical affairs at Eastern Connecticut Health Network, discusses the disconnect between physicians and hospital administrators when it comes to quality improvement efforts. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
November 6, 2008

Magazine: Efficiency, Meet Margin
In an era of declining reimbursement, healthcare is getting better at collecting more cheaply. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Magazine
October 13, 2008





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