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North Carolina Medical Board won't publish all malpractice settlements
Raleigh News & Observer, July 17, 2008
California fines two health plans $13 million
Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2008
Massachusetts House OKs healthcare bill without ban on gifts
Boston Globe, July 18, 2008
Minnesota-based Fairview Health Services could leave Blue Cross network
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 18, 2008
Seattle company agrees to pay $100,000 HIPAA fine
AP/Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 18, 2008

Spotlight: Providing Healthcare with Less Money and Less Physicians One healthcare trend that I hear repeatedly is that we need to do more with less—less money, less physicians, and less access to care. I doubt this trend will abate any time soon. Read More

Today's Sections

Physicians
North Carolina Medical Board won't publish all malpractice settlements
Raleigh News & Observer, July 17, 2008
Health Plans
California fines two health plans $13 million
Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2008

Minnesota-based Fairview Health Services could leave Blue Cross network
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 18, 2008

North Carolina providers team up on care for uninsured
Raleigh News & Observer, July 17, 2008

GM's pain hits retirees
Baltimore Sun, July 17, 2008
State/Local Government
Massachusetts House OKs healthcare bill without ban on gifts
Boston Globe, July 18, 2008

King County, WA, health services facing $10 million cut
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 18, 2008
Federal Government
Seattle company agrees to pay $100,000 HIPAA fine
AP/Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 18, 2008
Business
Patient tower changes Gallatin, TN's skyline
The Tennessean, July 18, 2008

Florida-based WellCare hires chief financial officer
Miami Herald, July 18, 2008

Seattle medical center, employees reach contract deal
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 18, 2008

UNC Health Care to buy Chatham Hospital
Raleigh News & Observer, July 17, 2008
Trends
Disease prevention called a better bet
Washington Post, July 18, 2008

Rise seen in medical efforts to treat the very old
New York Times, July 18, 2008

Healthcare planning urged by Association of Academic Health Centers
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 18, 2008
Legal
Livesay gets five-year probation sentence for third time for HealthSouth crime
Birmingham News, July 17, 2008

Commentary: A Different View of Healthcare Marketing
I hear it all the time from healthcare marketers and experts alike: hospitals and health systems should look to other industries for marketing and advertising ideas. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
July 16, 2008

Commentary: Think Younger . . . Much Younger
Women with high-risk pregnancies are starting to become a focus for health plans as they continue to look at reducing long-term healthcare costs. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
July 16, 2008

Magazine: CPOE for the Smaller Set
Community, rural, and even county hospitals have found ways to master healthcare's toughest technology. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Magazine
July 2008

Contributed Feature: Are Doctors Underpaid?
Contributor Phillip Miller, vice president of communications with Merritt, Hawkins & Associates, examines recent physician compensation trends and considers the potential consequences of not paying doctors what they're worth. Phillip Miller, for HealthLeaders Media
July 17, 2008





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