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Cleveland Clinic to pay tuition for medical school students
Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 15, 2008
Illinois hospitals agree to purchase
Chicago Tribune, May 15, 2008
Los Angeles City Council gives preliminary approval to fines for patient dumping
Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2008
MDs at Beverly, MA, hospital vote to rebuff hospital's executive
Boston Globe, May 15, 2008
Survey: Universal healthcare would add to U.S. doctor shortage
Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 15, 2008

Spotlight: Togetherness Factor Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems promotes a vision of shared clinical data—even with its competitors. Read More

Today's Sections

Physicians
Cleveland Clinic to pay tuition for medical school students
Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 15, 2008

Survey: Universal healthcare would add to U.S. doctor shortage
Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 15, 2008

MDs at Beverly, MA, hospital vote to rebuff hospital's executive
Boston Globe, May 15, 2008

Closer follow-up urged for heart implants
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), May 15, 2008
Business
Illinois hospitals agree to purchase
Chicago Tribune, May 15, 2008

Nashville-area companies win new Medicaid contracts in Arizona
The Tennessean, May 15, 2008

Healthcare center branch opens in Silver Spring, MD
Washington Post, May 15, 2008

Florida Medicaid reimbursements cut by $6 billion in new fiscal year
Florida Healthflash, May 14, 2008

Taking a closer look at St. Louis-area hospitals' profits
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 14, 2008
State/Local Government
Los Angeles City Council gives preliminary approval to fines for patient dumping
Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2008

Hospital rate increase wins approval in Maryland
Baltimore Business Journal, May 14, 2008

Los Angeles supervisor candidates discuss healthcare issues
Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2008
Health Plans
Judge rules against Blue Cross of Michigan on rate hikes
Detroit Free Press, May 15, 2008
Trends
Hospital staffs train for safe delivery of babies
USA Today, May 15, 2008
Pharmaceutical
Quaid testifies on peril to newborn twins
AP/Yahoo News, May 15, 2008

Commentary: Three Forecasts on Global Healthcare
The spotlight on global healthcare is getting brighter, with two new research reports making headlines last week and popular magazines promoting medical travel to consumers. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
May 13, 2008

Commentary: Face to Face
Within the span of a few days, I was delighted to address two groups that are often thought to be on opposite sides of a huge fence—physicians and payers. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Media
May 13, 2008

Audio: A Call for Change
Rebecca Carl, chief marketing and community relations officer for Clarian Health in Indianapolis talks about her health system's recent campaign, "A Call for Change." Carl will speak during the June 17 HealthLeaders Media Webcast, Marketing Oncology: Strategies for service line campaigns. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
May 9, 2008

Contributed Feature: Marketers: Don't Be Spooked By Stark
The new Stark regulations require healthcare marketers to screen activities against a potential violation. However, this should not be what drives the decision-making process for determining whether to undertake an activity, says contributor Patrick T. Buckley. Patrick T. Buckley, for HealthLeaders Media
May 14, 2008





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