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Florida governor says reimbursement for hospital safe from veto
Miami Herald, June 11, 2008
Houston Hiring Tele-Nurses to Help 911 Dispatchers
Christine Pye, for Texas Healthflash, June 10, 2008
Senate Republicans tout alternative Pennsylvania healthcare plan
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, June 11, 2008
HHS announces 12 communities selected to advance use of EHRs
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, June 10, 2008
Boca Raton (FL) hospital still struggling, expects another loss
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, June 10, 2008

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Florida governor says reimbursement for hospital safe from veto
Miami Herald, June 11, 2008

Senate Republicans tout alternative Pennsylvania healthcare plan
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, June 11, 2008

Houston Hiring Tele-Nurses to Help 911 Dispatchers
Christine Pye, for Texas Healthflash, June 10, 2008
Business
Traffic woes of Seattle hospital expansion plan studied
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 11, 2008

Boca Raton (FL) hospital still struggling, expects another loss
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, June 10, 2008

Appointment affirms doctors' role in Massachusetts-based Atrius Health
Boston Globe, June 11, 2008

Florida hospital keeps up quest to do open heart surgery
St. Petersburg Times, June 10, 2008
Technology
HHS announces 12 communities selected to advance use of EHRs
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, June 10, 2008
Health Plans
Aetna proposes insurance reform
Hartford Courant, June 11, 2008

Bristol City Council urges universal healthcare in Connecticut
Hartford Courant, June 11, 2008

Anxiety over health insurance shapes life choices
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), June 11, 2008
Trends
A health makeover for an entire Minnesota town?
Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 11, 2008

End-of-life patients need big picture
USA Today, June 11, 2008

Counterfeit medicines on rise
Bloomberg News/Boston Globe, June 11, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Italian clinic probed for alleged needless surgery
AP/Yahoo News, June 11, 2008

Commentary: The Price is Wrong
Posting retail prices for care is going about the whole consumer in healthcare equation all wrong. What people really want is to know what they, individually, are going to pay for care. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
June 9, 2008

Audio: A Service No One Wants
Julie Amor, director of marketing at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, KS, talks about why marketing oncology services is so hard for hospitals. Amor will speak during the June 17 Webcast, Marketing Oncology: Strategies for Service Line Campaigns. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
June 4, 2008

Contributed Feature: Driving Practices in the Right Direction
Contributor Howard Drenth describes how an integrated practice management system reduces billing costs at a multi-specialty group. Howard Drenth, for HealthLeaders Media
June 10, 2008

Audio: The High Cost of Obesity
HealthLeaders Media senior finance editor Philip Betbeze speaks with Joan Roberts, senior director at Novation, the contracting services arm of VHA, about the increasing costs to hospitals for treating the obese. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
June 9, 2008





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