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Michigan hospitals take a hit to care for patients
Detroit Free Press, September 15, 2008
Eye on partnership of doctors, heart research group
Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 15, 2008
County-USC prepares to replace its outpatient clinics
Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2008
Massachusetts orders hospital ERs to halt diversions
Boston Globe, September 15, 2008
Nurse recruitment plans focus on working conditions over financial rewards
Washington Post, September 15, 2008

Spotlight: Fixing a Broken System Some in disease management/population health are worried that the medical home will make their services unnecessary, but healthcare experts say there are great opportunities in the medical home. Read More

Today's Sections

Hospital News
Increased helicopter use eases patient load at LA County hospitals
Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2008

County-USC prepares to replace its outpatient clinics
Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2008

Pennsylvania program to reward hospitals is moving slow
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, September 15, 2008

Michigan hospitals take a hit to care for patients
Detroit Free Press, September 15, 2008

Massachusetts orders hospital ERs to halt diversions
Boston Globe, September 15, 2008
Physicians
Eye on partnership of doctors, heart research group
Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 15, 2008
Finance
Palliative care programs could boost hospitals' bottom line
HealthDay/Washington Post, September 15, 2008

Polk County, FL, budget cuts leave thousands without healthcare
Orlando Sentinel, September 12, 2008
Legal
Speculation on identity of hospital that prosecutors say paid New York legislator
New York Times, September 15, 2008

Small patients, big consequences in medical errors
New York Times, September 15, 2008

Lexington, SC, hospital loses battle, for now
The State, September 12, 2008
Federal Government
Feds hit Illinois law that regulates the building, expansion of hospitals
Chicago Tribune, September 15, 2008
Trends
More hospitals offering complementary and alternative treatments
USA Today, September 15, 2008

Nurse recruitment plans focus on working conditions over financial rewards
Washington Post, September 15, 2008
Community Hospitals
Nashville children's hospital to double bed space
The Tennessean, September 15, 2008
Business
UCSF to start $1.6 billion hospitals project
San Francisco Chronicle, September 15, 2008
Health Plans
St. Louis-based SSM Health Care could form more university partnerships
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 12, 2008

Contributed Feature: The New C-suite: Sailing the Seven Cs (Part 2)
Healthcare leaders need to reinvent the C-suite and establish a new set of leadership skills to help them address the challenging nature of hospital-physician competition and collaboration.

William K. Cors, MD, for HealthLeaders News
September 12, 2008

Audio: IT in the OR
David Palmer, president and CEO of ClearCount Medical Solutions, talks about using technology to prevent medical errors in the operating room. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
September 4, 2008

Commentary: How Does Your Board Stack Up?
Hospital governing boards aren't known for being the most engaged and active. Even though great strides have been made on this front in the past 30 years, many boards are still struggling. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
September 12, 2008

Commentary: You Need a Different Differentiator
I've been thinking lately about the ways hospitals differentiate themselves. It seems as though, for hospitals, there's a limited number of market positions to stake out. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
September 10, 2008





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