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Florida hospitals cringe at proposed cuts to Medicaid
St. Petersburg Times, April 16, 2008
Atlanta hospital's budget still in the red
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 16, 2008
New Orleans hospitals seek money for prisoner care
New Orleans Times-Picayune, April 16, 2008
CMS IPPS proposed rule could significantly expand quality measures
Lisa Eramo, for Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, April 15, 2008
New York University Medical Center gets another $100 million gift
New York Times, April 16, 2008

Spotlight: Cross Purposes Isn't it odd that an entity like a nonprofit hospital survives financially by keeping people in hospital beds while its stated goal is to keep people out of them? Read More

Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Florida hospitals cringe at proposed cuts to Medicaid
St. Petersburg Times, April 16, 2008
Finance
Atlanta hospital's budget still in the red
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 16, 2008

New York University Medical Center gets another $100 million gift
New York Times, April 16, 2008
Business
New Orleans hospitals seek money for prisoner care
New Orleans Times-Picayune, April 16, 2008

Georgia-based Emory Eastside to add beds
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 16, 2008

Hospitals missing out on collection opportunities, study finds
The Tennessean, April 16, 2008

North Philadelphia Health System unveils new St. Joseph's ER
Philadelphia Business Journal, April 15, 2008

In Ohio drive, big labor shows its fissures
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), April 16, 2008
Federal Government
CMS IPPS proposed rule could result in significant expansions to quality measures
Lisa Eramo, for Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, April 15, 2008
Legal
Ruling thwarts Illinois governor's plan to expand state-backed healthcare
Chicago Tribune, April 16, 2008

Boca Raton, FL, doctor agrees to pay $7 million to settle fraud lawsuit
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, April 15, 2008

Reports: Data on Vioxx was misused
USA Today, April 16, 2008
Health Plans
Oregon Health Plan cutbacks sent more to ER
Portland Business Journal, April 15, 2008

WellPoint customer data may have been accessed via Internet
Chicago Tribune, April 16, 2008
Commentary
Dollars to doughnuts diagnosis
Los Angeles Times, April 16, 2008

Magazine: Accountable for Quality
Listing quality among your organization's strategic pillars is one thing. Basing your leaders' annual compensation on it is quite another. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Magazine
April 2008

Contributed Feature: E-mail Access to my PCP: A Gen-Xer's Lament
Connected physicians would only improve care--and service, says contributor Matt Henry. Matt Henry, for HealthLeaders Media
April 8, 2008

Audio: Rapid Response Systems for Small Hospitals
In an upcoming audioconference, experts in the field break down the key components of creating an effective rapid response system, and provide suggestions for initiating the culture change necessary to ensure success. HCPro, Inc.
April 15, 2008

Video: Merger Advice
Some tips on successful hospital consolidation. Plus, a model for 'urgent care light' and more. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] HealthLeaders Media
April 10, 2008





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