View as a Webpage HealthLeaders Daily News | Jan. 15, 2008
HealthLeaders Media
Login Register Invite a Friend Sitemap Home
LeadershipFinanceTechnologyPhysiciansCommunity HospitalsHealth PlansMarketingQuality
Top Stories
Study: Most back mandatory health coverage
Reuters/Yahoo News, January 15, 2008
Insurers stop paying for care linked to errors
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 15, 2008
Emergency care waits found to be on rise
Washington Post, January 15, 2008
Illinois hospital, health network weigh merger
Chicago Tribune, January 15, 2008
Pennsylvania governor vows to press ahead on healthcare
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 14, 2008

Spotlight: Readers Write... As the stock market continues to depress and as our Federal Reserve and government seemingly run out of bullets to stimulate an economy that may have finally lost its way, it's encouraging to hear from readers about their opinions on the situation. Read More

Today's Sections

Health Plans
Study: Most back mandatory health coverage
Reuters/Yahoo News, January 15, 2008

Early retirees try to fill gap in health coverage
USA Today, January 15, 2008
Trends
Insurers stop paying for care linked to errors
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 15, 2008

Emergency care waits found to be on rise
Washington Post, January 15, 2008

Dennis Quaid says hospital misled him
AP/Yahoo News, January 15, 2008

2008 predictions for trends in healthcare
Kansas City Star, January 15, 2008
Business
Illinois hospital, health network weigh merger
Chicago Tribune, January 15, 2008

Appeal could boost Pennsylvania hospitals' reimbursement from Medicare
Pittsburgh Business Times, January 14, 2008

Miami hospital backs off on hikes at parking lots
Miami Herald, January 15, 2008

New Illinois hospital welcomes its first patients
Chicago Tribune, January 15, 2008
State/Local Government
Pennsylvania governor vows to press ahead on healthcare
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 14, 2008

North Carolina review holds up medical plaza
Charlotte Observer, January 14, 2008
Federal Government
Georgia's PeachCare gets monetary injection
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 15, 2008
Physicians
Ruling on research endangers patients, doctors say
Baltimore Sun, January 14, 2008
Technology
Growing use of CT scans fuels medical concerns
Washington Post, January 15, 2008

Patients easily stay in touch with tech
Detroit Free Press, January 14, 2008

Video: CIOs to the Rescue
Transforming the IT staff from dweebs to strategic partners. Plus news on uncompensated care, healthcare spending, and more. HealthLeaders Media
January 10, 2008

Audio: Rules of Engagement
This week, Omaha, NE-based Alegent is hosting the "Power to the Patient" forum to educate hospital leaders on ways they can invite consumers into healthcare. Alegent CEO Wayne Sensor talks about why Alegent felt the necessity of hosting the forum. Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media
January 14, 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: A Lucrative Partnership
MemorialCare CEO Barry Arbuckle speaks on the financial strategy panel at HealthLeaders' Top Leadership Teams event about a nursing program his system developed in conjunction with a local university. The program has helped MemorialCare save large expenditures in registry and travel nursing costs. HealthLeaders Media
January 13, 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