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Arbitration a growing trend in healthcare
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 11, 2008
Two NJ cities, two besieged hospitals, two startlingly different results
New York Times, February 11, 2008
Hospital construction and renovation give Michigan a shot in the arm
Detroit Free Press, February 11, 2008
ERs fail as the nation's safety net
Los Angeles Times, February 11, 2008
In communities losing hospitals, rising voices
New York Times, February 11, 2008

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Legal
Arbitration a growing trend in healthcare
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 11, 2008

New York hospital scrutinized after deaths of patients
New York Times, February 11, 2008

Inova hospital in Virginia on hold until rival firm's case is settled
Washington Post, February 11, 2008

Questions linger about Carolinas Medical Center ALS expert
Charlotte Observer, February 8, 2008
State/Local Government
Hospital construction and renovation give Michigan a shot in the arm
Detroit Free Press, February 11, 2008

Business, civic leaders on Atlanta hospital board list
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 11, 2008

Connecticut budget would add funding for hospice care
Hartford Courant, February 11, 2008

Maryland families may need proof of kids' health insurance for tax forms
Washington Post, February 11, 2008
Business
Two NJ cities, two besieged hospitals, two startlingly different results
New York Times, February 11, 2008

SEIU Healthcare, HealthPartners reach agreement on labor contract
AP/Minneapolis Star Tribune, February 11, 2008

Hartford Hospital on probation
Hartford Courant, February 11, 2008

North Carolina-based systems form alliance
Charlotte Observer, February 8, 2008
Trends
ERs fail as the nation's safety net
Los Angeles Times, February 11, 2008

Cincinnati Hospital decries cut in training money
Cincinnati Enquirer, February 8, 2008
Community Hospitals
In communities losing hospitals, rising voices
New York Times, February 11, 2008
Health Plans
Workers, employers clashing over tough wellness programs
Chicago Tribune, February 11, 2008

Healthcare risks grow as retirees face limits
Hartford Courant, February 11, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Short of staff, Norway eyes robot care for elderly
Reuters/Yahoo News, February 8, 2008

Commentary: No Shame in Blame (Sometimes)
Leaders love to use lines like, "Medical errors are the result of process breakdown, not people breakdown." But how do you tell that to the millions of people who suffer medical errors each year? Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
February 8, 2008

Contributed Feature: Influencer: The Power to Create Sustainable Results by Changing Behaviors
Contributor David Maxfield provides some keys to the power of influence and outlines why healthcare influencers like IHI founder Don Berwick are so successful. David Maxfield, for HealthLeaders Media
February 8, 2008

Audio: Lean Goes a Long Way
Mike Reno, vice president of operations, and Andrew Eller, clinical educator in the emergency department at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, describe how the lean method improved quality and efficiency in the ED. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
February 7, 2008

Magazine: Why Is The ED Such A Pain?
The emergency department has a culture all its own with a unique set of challenges to match. It's also your hospital's window to the community. So you'd better make it work. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Magazine
January 2008





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