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FTC: Clinic rules not what doctor ordered
Chicago Tribune, June 16, 2008
Maryland leaders appoint authority for system owner search
Washington Post, June 16, 2008
Northwestern Indiana sees need for trauma center
AP/Chicago Tribune, June 16, 2008
Philadelphia-based Fox Chase Cancer Center to weigh a new site
Philadelphia Inquirer, June 16, 2008
New medical ads in Minnesota focus on speed and convenience for patient
Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 16, 2008

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Today's Sections

Physicians
FTC: Clinic rules not what doctor ordered
Chicago Tribune, June 16, 2008

Most cancer doctors avoid saying it's the end
AP/Yahoo News, June 16, 2008

AMA president speaks of pancreatic cancer struggle
AP/Yahoo News, June 16, 2008
State/Local Government
Maryland leaders appoint authority for system owner search
Washington Post, June 16, 2008

Northwestern Indiana sees need for trauma center
AP/Chicago Tribune, June 16, 2008

Connecticut governor vetoes health pool bill
Hartford Courant, June 16, 2008

Pennsylvania health agency faces June 30 deadline to stay alive
Philadelphia Inquirer, June 16, 2008

Group urges JPS board to better serve poor in Tarrant County, TX
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 13, 2008
Business
Philadelphia-based Fox Chase Cancer Center to weigh a new site
Philadelphia Inquirer, June 16, 2008

Texas cities, schools consider opening employee clinics
Dallas Morning News, June 16, 2008
Marketing
New medical ads in Minnesota focus on speed and convenience for patient
Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 16, 2008
Legal
Minnesota hospital calls cops and feels the sting
Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 16, 2008
Health Plans
Insurers' rate increases pass new scrutiny in Washington state
Seattle Times, June 13, 2008
Hospital News
Upper Midwest flooding forces hospital evacuation
AP/Yahoo News, June 13, 2008
Technology
Simulators let doctors practice on fake patients at New Orleans health center
New Orleans Times-Picayune, June 13, 2008

Commentary: A Quality Disconnect
When it's your job to monitor the quality of a healthcare organization, there's a long list of items that you think about on a daily—if not hourly—basis. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
June 12, 2008

Commentary: Specialty Interests
Just when the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee advised Congress to find a way to increase payments to PCPs, their surgeon colleagues fired off a letter in an attempt to prevent a possible payment change. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
June 12, 2008

Magazine: Beyond the Résumé
There's no silver bullet when it comes to hiring senior executives—but it's not all about the places they've worked or the people they know. Corey Christman, for HealthLeaders Magazine
June 2008

Contributed Feature: Financially Successful Physicians
Did you ever wonder why two similar clinicians can have such similar practices with wildly different financial situations? Contributor David Zahaluk, MD, answers that question based on advice from prominent business management experts. David Zahaluk, MD, for HealthLeaders Media
June 12, 2008





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