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Hospitals' suit against tobacco industry is large in every dimension
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 16, 2008
New York hospital settles charges of overbilling
New York Times, September 16, 2008
Code aims to aid foreign nurses
Washington Post, September 16, 2008
Inova HealthPlex's Northern Virginia facility provides ER care, stat
Washington Post, September 16, 2008
Economists take critical view of health plans
AP/Yahoo News, September 16, 2008

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Today's Sections

Legal
Hospitals' suit against tobacco industry is large in every dimension
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 16, 2008

New York hospital settles charges of overbilling
New York Times, September 16, 2008

Iowa inspectors ask feds to fine hospital
AP/Chicago Tribune, September 16, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Code aims to aid foreign nurses
Washington Post, September 16, 2008
Business
Inova HealthPlex's Northern Virginia facility provides ER care, stat
Washington Post, September 16, 2008

Evanston Northwestern Healthcare changes name to NorthShore University HealthSystem
Chicago Tribune, September 16, 2008

Adventist Health to sell Laguna Beach center
The Sacramento Bee, September 15, 2008

Columbia St. Mary's taking shape
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, September 15, 2008

Ethics flap delaying new parish hospital
New Orleans Times-Picayune, September 15, 2008

Group donates $1 million in software to Boynton clinic
Orlando Sun-Sentinel, September 15, 2008
Election 2008
Economists take critical view of health plans
AP/Yahoo News, September 16, 2008
Federal Government
VA head: Surgeries at Illinois hospital months off
AP/Yahoo News, September 16, 2008

Medicare rules ban cold-calling by insurers
AP/Yahoo News, September 16, 2008
Trends
Health facilities flush estimated 250 million pounds of drugs a year
AP/USA Today, September 16, 2008

Virginians who lack health insurance on the rise, study says
Washington Post, September 16, 2008

Audio: Challenges in Finance
Stephen Farber, former Tenet Healthcare chief financial officer, discusses CFO challenges, hospitals potentially using credit scores to deny care, and the biggest challenges to revenue cycle improvement. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
September 15, 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

Top Leadership Teams: Develop From the Middle
A leadership culture is not something you can buy off the shelf. It takes nurturing and development. Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media
September 5, 2008

Magazine: The CEO: Physician Recruiter?
How involved should executives be in efforts to bring docs on board? Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
September 2008





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