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IRS: Minority of tax-exempt hospitals provide most charity care
Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2009
University of Chicago ER sends kid mauled by pit bull home
Chicago Tribune, February 13, 2009
HCA hopes to raise $300 million to repay debt
The Tennessean, February 12, 2009
Grady Memorial Hospital seeks $36 million more from Fulton County, GA
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 13, 2009
At Wal-Mart, a healthcare turnaround
Washington Post, February 13, 2009

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Business
IRS: Minority of tax-exempt hospitals provide most charity care
Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2009

HCA hopes to raise $300 million to repay debt
The Tennessean, February 12, 2009

Grady Memorial Hospital seeks $36 million more from Fulton County, GA
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 13, 2009

Largest chain of clinics serving needy families in Chicago increases fees for uninsured patients
Chicago Tribune, February 13, 2009

Jewish Hospital seeks more suitors beyond Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati
Cincinnati Enquirer, February 12, 2009
Hospital News
University of Chicago ER sends kid mauled by pit bull home
Chicago Tribune, February 13, 2009

Tufts Medical named a major trauma center
Boston Globe, February 13, 2009

San Jose, CA, hospital scare linked to sewer gas
San Francisco Chronicle, February 13, 2009

University of South Florida takes first step toward campus hospital
Tampa Bay Business Journal, February 13, 2009

Atlanta hospital isolates cause of Legionnaires'
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 13, 2009
Health Plans
At Wal-Mart, a healthcare turnaround
Washington Post, February 13, 2009
Federal Government
Bloviation vs. reality on stimulus healthcare provision
Washington Post, February 13, 2009

Health benefits from stimulus
San Francisco Chronicle, February 13, 2009
State/Local Government
Healthcare groups soften attacks on New York governor's budget cuts
New York Times, February 13, 2009

Massachusetts health officials want college student data
Boston Globe, February 13, 2009

Sacramento County to close two health clinics
Sacramento Bee, February 12, 2009

Grant to help East Hartford clinic's patients see specialists
Hartford Courant, February 13, 2009

Bill introduced in Alabama would abolish the Certificate of Need process
Birmingham News, February 12, 2009
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Industry Survey 2009: Piercing the Inner Circle
The role of the CIO—and his or her place in the healthcare organization—is evolving. And as our survey indicates, perceptions of that role, and how well the department is doing, also vary—considerably. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
February 6, 2009

New! MarketShare Blog: IRS Community Benefit Report Released
The government has released its study on nonprofit hospitals' community benefit and executive compensation practices and reporting, and HealthLeaders Editor Gienna Shaw wants to know how your hospital stacks up. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
February 11, 2009

Commentary: Talking 'Bout Our Generations
Recruiting and retaining workers are among the top priorities of hospital and physician leaders in rural and urban America, according to the just-released HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2009. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
February 11, 2009

Contributed Feature: Twelve Physician Organizational Innovations
Contributor Richard L. Reece, MD, examines 12 innovative, physician-based organizational structures that are changing the healthcare system from the bottom up. Richard L. Reece, MD, for HealthLeaders Media
February 12, 2009





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