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UnitedHealth probe reveals history of pricing questions
The Street, March 13, 2008
Two die each day in Michigan for lack of insurance
Detroit Free Press, March 13, 2008
St. Louis hospital partners with doctors in joint venture
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 13, 2008
'Faith care' helps families beat high premiums
Raleigh News & Observer, March 13, 2008
Poll: More Americans trust Democrats on healthcare reform
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), March 14, 2008

Spotlight: March Cover: Your Hospital, the Entrepreneur Forget those fixed-income investments. Many organizations are funding early-stage healthcare ventures that can yield not only healthy financial returns, but also improved efficiencies and better quality care. Read More

Today's Sections

Health Plans
UnitedHealth probe reveals history of pricing questions
The Street, March 13, 2008

'Faith care' helps families beat high premiums
Raleigh News & Observer, March 13, 2008

Committee vote could delay Connecticut governor's healthcare plan
AP/Hartford Courant, March 14, 2008
State/Local Government
Pennsylvania House poised to pass health plan
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 14, 2008

Health cost bill advances in Connecticut
Hartford Courant, March 14, 2008

Action delayed on Colorado bill to raise limits for malpractice suits
Denver Post, March 13, 2008
Trends
Two die each day in Michigan for lack of insurance
Detroit Free Press, March 13, 2008

Line between physician assistants and nurse practitioners may be blurring
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 13, 2008
Business
St. Louis hospital partners with doctors in joint venture
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 13, 2008

Hospital wants to build medical complex in Cherokee County, GA
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 14, 2008

Nurses' strike in Martinez, CA, averted
San Francisco Chronicle, March 14, 2008

Future board for troubled Atlanta hospital to hold first meeting
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 14, 2008
Election 2008
Poll: More Americans trust Democrats on healthcare reform
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), March 14, 2008

Clinton role in health program disputed
Boston Globe, March 14, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Drug makers stick by China
Boston Globe, March 14, 2008
Legal
Five guilty of fraud in healthcare finance
New York Times, March 14, 2008

Video: Get Paid Faster
Tools to tackle bad debt. Plus news about disruption in the ranks. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] HealthLeaders Media
March 13, 2008

Commentary: The Cornerstone of the UAE's Economy
The leaders of the UAE realize that dazzling skyscrapers and a robust financial exchange isn't enough. So they've focused on enhancing the healthcare system as a cornerstone of the region's economic development. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
March 11, 2008

Contributed Feature: Concierge Specialties
Contributor Scott MacStravic, PhD, has been tracking the growth of concierge medicine for years and has observed a new trend recently: The model is spreading from primary care to many other medical specialties. Scott MacStravic, PhD, for HealthLeaders Media
March 6, 2008

Audio: The Proclaimers
Donna Truesdell, RN, MSN, quality director at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital, says leaders must take every opportunity to proclaim a hospital's goal of reaching 100% quality care. Corey Christman, for HealthLeaders Media
March 13, 2008





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