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Massachusetts panel approves changes to subsidized health plan
Boston Globe, December 14, 2007
Malpractice rebate for Maryland Set at $84 Million
Washington Post, December 14, 2007
California budget gap may scuttle healthcare plan
Los Angeles Times, December 14, 2007
Defining government’s role in healthcare
Los Angeles Times, December 14, 2007
Chicago planners back plan for high-rise hospital with heliport
Chicago Tribune, December 14, 2007

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Today's Sections

Health Plans
Massachusetts panel approves changes to subsidized health plan
Boston Globe, December 14, 2007

Poll shows majority support state-run healthcare in Wisconsin
AP/Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 14, 2007

IH adopts New York AG’s doctor-ranking code
Business First of Buffalo, December 13, 2007
Physicians
Malpractice rebate for Maryland Set at $84 Million
Washington Post, December 14, 2007

Fewer breast patients may need chemo
AP/Yahoo News, December 14, 2007
State/Local Government
California budget gap may scuttle healthcare plan
Los Angeles Times, December 14, 2007

Wisconsin hospital gets endorsement
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, December 14, 2007

Church leaders urge end to Appalachian nurse strike
Louisville Courier-Journal, December 14, 2007
Federal Government
Defining government’s role in healthcare
Los Angeles Times, December 14, 2007

AHA: Limited-service hospitals send misleading letter to candidates
American Hospital Association/Yahoo! Finance, December 13, 2007
Business
Chicago planners back plan for high-rise hospital with heliport
Chicago Tribune, December 14, 2007

California hospitals’ charity work hard to assess
Los Angeles Times, December 14, 2007

New Atlanta hospital for kids in offing
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 14, 2007
Trends
Improper vaccine storage forces 4,500 to get new shots in Minnesota
Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 14, 2007
Leadership
David Hoidal, chief of UAB Health System, will leave post
Birmingham News, December 14, 2007

New Orleans hospital council CEO chosen
New Orleans Times-Picayune, December 13, 2007
Technology
Florida hospital to unveil new surgical gear
St. Petersburg Times, December 13, 2007

Commentary: Readers Remark
Now that we're nearly halfway through the last month of the year, I decided to clear out my in-box. In the process, I figured I'd share with you a few e-mail responses I've received recently. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders News
December 13, 2007

Forum: Generational Differences Present Compensation, Management Challenges
We asked members of the Physician Compensation & Recruitment advisory board and other compensation and recruitment experts to discuss perceived generational differences between today’s physicians and to assess how these differences might influence compensation and recruitment trends. Physician Compensation & Recruitment
December 13, 2007

Magazine: The Quality-Driven Consumer
What does quality in healthcare really mean to consumers? One survey found that good physicians and treatment options constituted quality healthcare for a majority of consumers, but a multitude of other factors, from advanced technology to being treated with respect, were also cited. HealthLeaders Magazine
December 1, 2007





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