View as a Webpage HealthLeaders Daily News | Jan. 14, 2008
HealthLeaders Media
Login Register Invite a Friend Sitemap Home
LeadershipFinanceTechnologyPhysiciansCommunity HospitalsHealth PlansMarketingQuality
Top Stories
Dismay at plan to shut two New Jersey hospitals
New York Times, January 14, 2008
Massachusetts hospital joins with Dana-Farber to open cancer center
Boston Globe, January 14, 2008
Florida Medicaid recipients sue state over new plan
Miami Herald, January 14, 2008
Proposed $1.1 billion Medi-Cal cut would hit poor, elderly hardest
San Francisco Chronicle, January 14, 2008
When a health insurer says it won't pay
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 14, 2008

Spotlight: CIOs to the Rescue Transforming the IT staff from dweebs to strategic partners. Plus news on uncompensated care, healthcare spending, and more. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] Watch the Video

Today's Sections

Business
Dismay at plan to shut two New Jersey hospitals
New York Times, January 14, 2008

Doctors plan new hospital in Ohio
Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 11, 2008
Trends
Massachusetts hospital joins with Dana-Farber to open cancer center
Boston Globe, January 14, 2008

Glenn Beck's bad hospital visit fuels crusade
AP/USA Today, January 14, 2008

YMCA tackles America's health crisis
AP/Yahoo News, January 14, 2008

New Orleans nurses turn home into clinic
AP/Yahoo News, January 14, 2008
Legal
Florida Medicaid recipients sue state over new plan
Miami Herald, January 14, 2008
State/Local Government
Proposed $1.1 billion Medi-Cal cut would hit poor, elderly hardest
San Francisco Chronicle, January 14, 2008

Health benefits take a hit in Massachusetts' governor's budget
Boston Globe, January 14, 2008

Lawmakers plan hearings on Missouri governor's insurance program
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 11, 2008

State requests bids for TennCare business
The Tennessean, January 14, 2008
Health Plans
When a health insurer says it won't pay
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 14, 2008

Reactions vary on changes to retiree health benefits rule
USA Today, January 14, 2008

CIGNA's PPOs get top rating
Hartford Courant, January 14, 2008
Technology
Listening to doctors and patients talk
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 14, 2008

New technologies at Washington, DC, hospital to help if disaster strikes
Washington Business Journal, January 11, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Prime minister wants more organ donation in UK
AP/Yahoo News, January 14, 2008

Commentary: Docs Are People, Too
Growing up, my friends and I spent hours playing The Game of Life. Any good Life player knew that the key to winning came in the first 15 squares where careers were determined. Landing a profession in medicine guaranteed a big salary, a sedan full of pink and blue kid pegs, and lots of prestige in the end. My, how times have changed. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
January 11, 2008

Audio: ED Coverage Strategies
Richard Salluzzo, MD, President and CEO of Wellmont Health System, discusses strategies to ensure emergency department call coverage. HealthLeaders Media
January 10, 2008

Commentary: A Subject You Can't Ignore
If you've been in healthcare for any length of time, you've no doubt heard the name Ernest Amory Codman. Namesake of The Joint Commission's annual award for performance measurement, the Harvard-trained surgeon may have been the industry's first quality guru. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
January 10, 2008

Audio: Smart Spending
At the 2007 Top Leadership Teams in Healthcare Conference, Kimberly Boynton, CFO of Crouse Health Hospital in Syracuse, NY, shared her hospital's process for ensuring that managers have the flexibility to run business lines while still being held accountable for spending. HealthLeaders Media
January 10, 2008





About | Advertise | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Reprints/Permissions | Contact
Career Center | Leadership | Finance | Technology | Physicians | Community Hospitals | Health Plans | Marketing | Quality

2007 HealthLeaders Media
If you prefer not to receive this email newsletter, you can unsubscribe here