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Senators hurry to keep healthcare in forefront
Washington Post, November 12, 2008
Beverly (MA) Hospital's Laverty resigns
Boston Globe, November 12, 2008
Hospital seeks permission from Los Angeles Council to resume expansion
Los Angeles Times, November 12, 2008
Cleveland Clinic tests health-monitoring technology geared for patients to use
Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 11, 2008
Birmingham-based St. Vincent's Health System lays off 74 workers
Birmingham News, November 12, 2008

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Today's Sections

Federal Government
Senators hurry to keep healthcare in forefront
Washington Post, November 12, 2008
Business
Beverly (MA) Hospital's Laverty resigns
Boston Globe, November 12, 2008

Birmingham-based St. Vincent's Health System lays off 74 workers
Birmingham News, November 12, 2008

Final plans released for Seattle Children's hospital
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 12, 2008

Orlando hospital to open tower
Orlando Sentinel, November 11, 2008

Indianapolis-based St. Vincent gets $1 million gift for uninsured
Indianapolis Star, November 11, 2008

Georgia hospital can treat stroke patients
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 12, 2008
State/Local Government
Hospital seeks permission from Los Angeles Council to resume expansion
Los Angeles Times, November 12, 2008

Stillwater, MN, hospital expansion on hold
Minneapolis Star Tribune, November 12, 2008

$79 million slated to buy New Orleans hospital land
New Orleans Times-Picayune, November 12, 2008
Health Plans
Hearing set on FamilyCare coverage in Illinois
AP/Chicago Tribune, November 12, 2008
Technology
Cleveland Clinic tests health-monitoring technology geared for patients to use
Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 11, 2008

Google uses searches to track flu's spread
New York Times, November 12, 2008

Another push for security standards in healthcare
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), November 12, 2008

The hospital is watching
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), November 12, 2008

Express Scripts clients receive threats to release data
CNNMoney.com, November 12, 2008
Global Healthcare News
English city to reward people for keeping fit
AP/Yahoo News, November 12, 2008
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Commentary: Just Not Good Enough
If you can momentarily turn off the noise about the financial crisis gripping this country, perhaps you can hear whispers from hospital senior leaders about community benefit. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
November 10, 2008

Commentary: Will Broke Boomers Help Healthcare Staffing Needs?
The nation's projected shortage of healthcare workers will be somewhat alleviated in the coming years because many Baby Boomers in our aging workforce will be too financially strapped to retire. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
November 10, 2008

Audio: Costs of the Credit Deep Freeze
Al Stubblefield, CEO of the Baptist Health Care Corporation, discusses the freeze in the credit markets and how that's affecting hospitals' expansion and M&A plans for the coming year and beyond. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
November 10, 2008

Audio: Global Winner on Teamwork
Chatree Duangnet, MD, CEO of Bangkok Hospital, talks about leading his system through changing from regional to international accreditation standards. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
November 11, 2008





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