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Study backs anti-infection tests of all hospital patients
Chicago Tribune, March 18, 2008
Safety net hospitals in Massachusetts strained by reform
Boston Globe, March 18, 2008
Florida bill would limit liability for ER doctors
St. Petersburg Times, March 18, 2008
To build a better hospital, Washington hospital takes lessons from Toyota
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 17, 2008
More hospitals using personal data to assess patients' ability to pay
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), March 18, 2008

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Florida bill would limit liability for ER doctors
St. Petersburg Times, March 18, 2008

Pennsylvania House passes health-insurance bill
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 18, 2008

New Jersey to consider health plan to cover all
New York Times, March 18, 2008

Businesses and health systems lobby for hospital tax in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 17, 2008

States' budget crises will hurt millions
AP/The Baltimore Sun, March 17, 2008
Business
To build a better hospital, Washington hospital takes lessons from Toyota
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 17, 2008

More hospitals using personal data to assess patients' ability to pay
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), March 18, 2008

Atlanta hospital may get $50 million soon
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 18, 2008

Walgreens buys firms for a wellness unit
AP/Yahoo News, March 18, 2008
Health Plans
Safety net hospitals in Massachusetts strained by reform
Boston Globe, March 18, 2008

Coventry Health cuts 2008 profit outlook
AP/Yahoo News, March 18, 2008
Trends
Study backs anti-infection tests of all hospital patients
Chicago Tribune, March 18, 2008

On health DVDs, the doctor is always in
St. Petersburg Times, March 18, 2008

UCLA hospital bans cellphones, laptops
Los Angeles Times, March 18, 2008

Health facility fees ambush patients
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 17, 2008
Physicians
Virginia doctors' shift to boutique care leaves patients weighing options
Washington Post, March 18, 2008

Insurers, doctors at odds over 'concierge' care
Houston Chronicle, March 17, 2008

Med school sprouts from tobacco fields
Charlotte Observer, March 17, 2008

Magazine: Rankings Under Fire
Amid calls for greater transparency in payers' physician ranking programs, many health plans have agreed to a new national model Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
March 2008

Audio: The Lifemasters Lesson
Chris Selecky, CEO of Lifemasters, speaks about the company's Florida demonstration project and what Lifemasters learned from the demo. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
March 12, 2008

Contributed Feature: Improving Denial Management
Contributor Christy Whetsell, RN, describes how West Virginia University Hospitals expedited the discharge process by eliminating operational inefficiencies. Christy Whetsell, RN, for HealthLeaders Media
March 11, 2008

Commentary: Boards Gone Wild
Whenever I hear about a board-CEO battle that ends in a CEO's dismissal, I can't help but wonder how it went so wrong. After all, in theory, CEOs and their boards have the same goal: the organization's success. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
March 14, 2008





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