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Tennessee doctors, hospitals fight denial of substance-use claims
The Tennessean, May 14, 2008
Cuts in Medicaid may mean billion-dollar loss to New York for training doctors
New York Times, May 14, 2008
Iowa governor signs $25 million healthcare package for uninsured
AP/Chicago Tribune, May 14, 2008
Study: Quality lags at safety-net hospitals
HealthDay/Washington Post, May 14, 2008
Disclosing drug makers' payments to docs gets boost
AP/Yahoo News, May 14, 2008

Spotlight: Shared Success Crafting a true partnership—often with a perceived competitor—is a complex task. Here's how some hospitals are doing it. Read More

Today's Sections

Health Plans
Tennessee doctors, hospitals fight denial of substance-use claims
The Tennessean, May 14, 2008
Physicians
Cuts in Medicaid may mean billion-dollar loss to New York for training doctors
New York Times, May 14, 2008

Disclosing drug makers' payments to docs gets boost
AP/Yahoo News, May 14, 2008

Doctors can help lower hospital costs
HealthDay/Washington Post, May 14, 2008
State/Local Government
Iowa governor signs $25 million healthcare package for uninsured
AP/Chicago Tribune, May 14, 2008

Minnesota governor vetoes healthcare bill
Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 14, 2008

Audit fuels criticism of Illinois governor on healthcare programs
Chicago Tribune, May 14, 2008
Hospital News
Study: Quality lags at safety-net hospitals
HealthDay/Washington Post, May 14, 2008
Business
Firm to determine whether New Orleans hospital can be restored
New Orleans Times-Picayune, May 14, 2008

$887.4 million bond for San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco Chronicle, May 14, 2008

New Orleans clinic's reins shift to Charity Hospital system
New Orleans Times-Picayune, May 13, 2008
Trends
Tennessee healthcare costs jump 10%
Nashville Business Journal, May 13, 2008

Study: Over half of Americans on chronic medicines
AP/Yahoo News, May 14, 2008
Technology
New Hampshire doctors access patients' records electronically
AP/Boston Globe, May 13, 2008

Wireless patient devices at risk from proposed Internet use
AP/Chicago Tribune, May 14, 2008

Commentary: Do Oil and Healthcare Mix?
At first glance, oil prices and healthcare don't seem to have much in common. But the premise of an article on CNN.com last week got me thinking. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
May 12, 2008

Audio: From TLT: The Performance Dashboard
CFO Kimberly Boynton and CEO Paul Kronenberg of Crouse Health Hospital in Syracuse, NY, described their hospital's performance dashboard and how it impacts quality, builds employee trust, and fosters healthy competition. HealthLeaders Media
May 9, 2008

Contributed Feature: Unhappy Physicians
Contributor Edwin Leap, MD, ponders the reasons for physician discontent and argues that more emphasis on work-life balance, and less on compensation, may be the key to a happier physician work force. Edwin Leap, MD, for HealthLeaders Media
May 8, 2008

Audio: Branding: The New Old Strategy
Author and consultant Chris Bevolo talks about why the time is right for branding and answers the trickiest question of all: Is it possible to prove ROI on a branding campaign? Bevolo will be a featured speaker in the upcoming HealthLeaders Media Webcast Healthcare branding: Advanced strategies to overcome common challenges. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
April 28, 2008





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