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Massachusetts healthcare system badly out of balance
Boston Globe, November 17, 2008
Employers offer workers fewer healthcare plans
New York Times, November 17, 2008
South Korea joins lucrative practice of inviting medical tourists to its hospitals
New York Times, November 17, 2008
Agency offers ways to divert nonemergency patients from new County-USC
Los Angeles Times, November 17, 2008
Connecticut Congressional members seek HUSKY moratorium
AP/Hartford Courant, November 17, 2008

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Today's Sections

Business
Massachusetts healthcare system badly out of balance
Boston Globe, November 17, 2008

Carolinas HealthCare selling 15 buildings
Charlotte Business Journal, November 17, 2008

NC Children's hospital starts outpatient clinic
Raleigh News & Observer, November 17, 2008

Healthcare's vital signs: beaten down stocks may have potential, experts say
Chicago Tribune, November 17, 2008
Health Plans
Employers offer workers fewer healthcare plans
New York Times, November 17, 2008
Global Healthcare News
South Korea joins lucrative practice of inviting medical tourists to its hospitals
New York Times, November 17, 2008
Hospital News
Agency offers ways to divert nonemergency patients from new County-USC
Los Angeles Times, November 17, 2008

Drive-by flu shots
TIME, November 17, 2008

NJ's toughest cases are all in a night's work at Cooper University Hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer, November 17, 2008

New York boy on life support in Washington, DC, dies
Washington Post, November 17, 2008
State/Local Government
Connecticut Congressional members seek HUSKY moratorium
AP/Hartford Courant, November 17, 2008

New York AG investigating colleges' deals with health insurers
New York Times, November 17, 2008

Blueprint outlines overhaul in Oregon
The Oregonian, November 17, 2008

Homeless will get free care in Nashville
The Tennessean, November 17, 2008

New York Medical offices inflated claims, state says
New York Times, November 17, 2008
Physicians
A prescription for change in primary care
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), November 17, 2008

Report: Family physicians have little input at NIH
HealthDay/Washington Post, November 17, 2008
Technology
GlowCap device tells you if it's time to take a pill
Boston Globe, November 17, 2008
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Audio: Healthcare in a Time for Change
Will a new era be a time of historic change in healthcare? HealthLeaders Media asked U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, Alegent Health CEO Wayne Sensor and North Shore-LIJ Health System CEO Michael Dowling to share their hopes. Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media
November 10, 2008

Magazine: The State of the HIO
A new survey finds a growing number of health information organizations are showing positive financial returns, but significant challenges remain. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
November 14, 2008

Contributed Feature: Rethinking ED Call: How to balance physician, hospital and community needs
So many forces, including the pressures around ED call, are pulling medical communities apart. A thoughtful and effective process to address ED call can start to bring your medical community together. Rick Sheff, MD, for HealthLeaders Media
November 14, 2008

Audio: Global Winner on Teamwork
Chatree Duangnet, MD, CEO of Bangkok Hospital, talks about leading his system through changing from regional to international accreditation standards. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
November 11, 2008





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