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Inspection reports of Florida health facilities now available online
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, August 13, 2008
Missouri program offers Medicaid recipients visits to primary care doctor
Kansas City Star, August 14, 2008
Profession ponders why there are so few female neurosurgeons
Chicago Tribune, August 14, 2008
Lawsuit alleges kickbacks paid to Pittsburgh-area doctors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 13, 2008
Affiliates planned for Waukesha (WI) Memorial Hospital
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, August 13, 2008

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Today's Sections

Hospital News
Inspection reports of Florida health facilities now available online
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, August 13, 2008

Maryland hospitals receive funds
Washington Post, August 14, 2008

Protests accompany final day for New Jersey hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 14, 2008
State/Local Government
Missouri program offers Medicaid recipients visits to primary care doctor
Kansas City Star, August 14, 2008

Hearing tackles New Orleans VA med center location
New Orleans Times-Picayune, August 14, 2008

Kansas City program announced to improve nurses' work environments
Kansas City Star, August 14, 2008
Physicians
Profession ponders why there are so few female neurosurgeons
Chicago Tribune, August 14, 2008

Lawsuit alleges kickbacks paid to Pittsburgh-area doctors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 13, 2008
Business
Affiliates planned for Waukesha (WI) Memorial Hospital
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, August 13, 2008

Brookwood Medical Center plans Hoover, AL, hospital
The Birmingham News, August 13, 2008

Atlanta hospital begins expansion
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 14, 2008
Health Plans
Florida bosses huddle on healthcare
Miami Herald, August 14, 2008
Trends
Many Hispanics shut out of U.S. healthcare system
HealthDay/Washington Post, August 14, 2008

Experts try to close Florida's healthcare gap for minorities
Orlando Sentinel, August 14, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Clean up wards or lose your patients, U.K. hospitals are warned
The Daily Mail, August 13, 2008

Commentary: Net Advantage
The Internet continues to drive healthcare globalization forward. Now, some companies, including Wockhardt Hospitals Group, have begun using the Web to engage global consumers. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
August 12, 2008

Commentary: What's Holding Telemedicine Back?
There has been a lot of news recently about the increased use (and future growth) of telemedicine. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Media
August 12, 2008

Magazine: Techno Infection Control
A data-mining initiative helps California hospitals reduce HAIs-and save money. Ben Cole, for HealthLeaders Magazine
August 2008

Contributed Feature: Will Consumers Manage their Health Effectively?
The idea of consumers managing their own healthcare has been around for decades, but have health plans finally found ways to motivate consumers to take better control of their healthcare? Scott MacStravic, for HealthLeaders Media
August 13, 2008





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