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Study: One in ten patients gets drug error at Mass. community hospitals
Boston Globe, February 14, 2008
Inquiry set on healthcare billing
New York Times, February 14, 2008
St. Louis medical center shifts the way nurses fill its shifts
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 13, 2008
Proposed Bush budget cuts would hit hospitals hard, administrators say
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 14, 2008
Los Angeles County may close most of its clinics
Los Angeles Times, February 14, 2008

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Community Hospitals
Study: One in ten patients gets drug error at Mass. community hospitals
Boston Globe, February 14, 2008
Health Plans
Inquiry set on healthcare billing
New York Times, February 14, 2008

California legislation would crack down on insurers
San Francisco Chronicle, February 14, 2008

Massachusetts health plans sold via state likely to cost 5 percent more
Boston Globe, February 14, 2008
Hospital News
St. Louis medical center shifts the way nurses fill its shifts
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 13, 2008
State/Local Government
Massachusetts to launch crackdown on hospital infection rates
Boston Globe, February 14, 2008

Detroit Medical Center's state payment assertions challenged
Detroit Free Press, February 13, 2008
Business
Los Angeles County may close most of its clinics
Los Angeles Times, February 14, 2008

With legal hurdles apparently remedied, Oviedo, FL, awaits first hospital
Orlando Sentinel, February 13, 2008

SSM Health Care-St. Louis announces $59 million investment in local hospitals
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 13, 2008
Federal Government
Proposed Bush budget cuts would hit hospitals hard, administrators say
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 14, 2008

Healthways questions Medicare finding
The Tennessean, February 14, 2008
Trends
Medicine meets a culture gap
USA Today, February 14, 2008

North Carolina hospitals bill rape victims
Raleigh News & Observer, February 13, 2008
Technology
Study of medical information online urges skepticism
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 14, 2008

Commentary: Better Get Your Tetanus Shot
The latest news out of Missouri is that another state-led initiative to expand coverage for uninsured residents is about to fall by the wayside--an increasingly common trend on the healthcare reform front. Brad Cain, for HealthLeaders Media
February 13, 2008

News: Kathleen Hoeft to lead AHA's Small or Rural Governing Council
Kathleen Hoeft, administrator and CEO of Ashley (ND) Medical Center, has been tapped to lead the American Hospital Association's Section for Small or Rural Hospitals in 2008. Ben Cole, for HealthLeaders Media
February 13, 2008

Commentary: What Works For You?
Competition for market share among hospitals and other healthcare organizations has become cutthroat in some areas. So how do you stand out in the crowd? Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
February 13, 2008

Video: Alternative Means
Integrative medicine may boost patient satisfaction, but will it boost income? Plus, reports on ED overcrowding and paying for propofol. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] HealthLeaders Media
February 7, 2008





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