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City of Angels' admissions issues cited four years ago, Los Angeles County report says
Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2008
McCain's health insurance plan: More radical than Democrats'?
Dallas Morning News, August 18, 2008
Healthcare grows into a big business in Forsyth County, GA
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 18, 2008
Officials: Connecticut nursing shortage could become crisis
AP/Hartford Courant, August 18, 2008
More health insurers competing in individual coverage market
Hartford Courant, August 18, 2008

Spotlight: Not-So-Easy Integration Eyeing the holy grail of the "integrated EMR," hospitals and medical groups make tough decisions when faced with hurdles to connectivity. Read More

Today's Sections

State/Local Government
City of Angels' admissions issues cited four years ago, Los Angeles County report says
Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2008

Officials: Connecticut nursing shortage could become crisis
AP/Hartford Courant, August 18, 2008

San Diego hospitals fined for preventable mistakes
AP/San Francisco Chronicle, August 18, 2008
Election 2008
McCain's health insurance plan: More radical than Democrats'?
Dallas Morning News, August 18, 2008
Business
Healthcare grows into a big business in Forsyth County, GA
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 18, 2008

Children's Hospital of Buffalo readies for expansion
Business First of Buffalo, August 15, 2008

Florida Memorial, FIU team up for nursing
Miami Herald, August 18, 2008
Health Plans
More health insurers competing in individual coverage market
Hartford Courant, August 18, 2008

New Jersey's biggest insurer may turn for-profit
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 18, 2008

Health insurers hedge their bets
BusinessWeek, August 15, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Cuba reaps goodwill from doctor diplomacy
Miami Herald, August 18, 2008

U.S. Network Adds Three Global Hospitals
Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media, August 15, 2008
Hospital News
Hospital fuses Navajo tradition, modern medicine
USA Today, August 18, 2008

Future remains uncertain for Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2008

Des Moines, IA, hospital plans to cut back on free medications
Des Moines Register, August 15, 2008
Physicians
Some Texas foster kids' doctors have drug firm ties
Dallas Morning News, August 18, 2008

FDA weighs training to dispense narcotics
New York Times, August 18, 2008

A social network for your doctor, pharmacist and insurer
Washington Post, August 18, 2008

Commentary: Data and Difficult Decisions
With CMS reporting requirements continuing to increase, healthcare organizations may eventually be forced to choose between collecting data and providing patient care. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
August 14, 2008

Commentary: Good News for Primary Care?
It seems that all we hear about primary care these days are dire warnings about low reimbursement and physician shortages, so I want to start out with some good news for a change. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
August 14, 2008

Election 2008: McCain, Obama's views on healthcare
With the 2008 Presidential campaign upon us, HealthLeaders Media will post the latest healthcare news surrounding each candidate, as well as breaking healthcare-related news stories from major news outlets across the country. HealthLeaders Media
August 5, 2008

Magazine: Boomer Truths
Five things you need to know about the mature market. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Magazine
August 2008





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