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Cleveland Clinic picks Top 10 medical innovations for 2009
Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 12, 2008
40 jobs cut at Middletown, OH, hospital
Cincinnati Enquirer, November 12, 2008
UPMC plans 25 foreign cancer centers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 13, 2008
Credit crunch is hard on California hospitals
Sacramento Bee, November 13, 2008
Senator takes initiative on healthcare
New York Times, November 13, 2008

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Today's Sections

Hospital News
St. Luke's expands Woodlands campus
Houston Business Journal, November 13, 2008

Cleveland Clinic picks Top 10 medical innovations for 2009
Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 12, 2008

40 jobs cut at Middletown, OH, hospital
Cincinnati Enquirer, November 12, 2008
Federal Government
Senator takes initiative on healthcare
New York Times, November 13, 2008
Global Healthcare News
UPMC plans 25 foreign cancer centers
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 13, 2008
Finance
Nashville REIT to buy hospital assets
The Tennessean, November 13, 2008

Credit crunch is hard on California hospitals
Sacramento Bee, November 13, 2008
Research
Heart failure accounts for 37% of Medicare spending
Yahoo/HealthDay News, November 13, 2008

C. diff rate in hospitals 20 times greater than previously thought
Cleveland Plain Dealer (blog), November 13, 2008
Business
San Diego hospital announces $203 million expansion
San Diego Union-Tribune, November 12, 2008

Methodist delays Mississippi hospital plan
Memphis Business Journal, November 13, 2008
Health Plans
Heathcare providers blast managed care plan
Springfield News-Leader, November 12, 2008

Group to offer $15.5 billion proposal for universal healthcare in Maryland
Baltimore Sun, November 12, 2008

Audio: Helping the Little Guy
Thomas Dwyer, COO of Atlantis Health Plan, discusses the small employer health insurance market and what small businesses want from their health plans. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
November 12, 2008

Commentary: Let Need Drive Finances for Capital Projects
Community and rural hospitals considering renovations on their aging buildings or altogether new construction should not be discouraged by the down market and the credit crunch. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
November 12, 2008

Magazine: Financial Meltdown Has Wide Repercussions for Healthcare

The financial services industry is currently undergoing one of the largest retrenchments in recent memory, and despite its general reputation as one of the safest investments in times of uncertainty, healthcare—and especially hospitals—has felt the effects of the financial meltdown. But what's next?

Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Magazine
October 13, 2008

Commentary: Medical Travel's Great Unknowns
While some predict emerging global options are the health system's new revolution, others say the barriers between consumers and offshore providers are too difficult for most to overcome. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
November 11, 2008





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