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Team effort in the House to overhaul healthcare
New York Times, March 18, 2009
125 jobs cut at Chicago-based Resurrection Health Care
Chicago Tribune, March 18, 2009
National Union of Healthcare Workers gets its first members
Los Angeles Times, March 18, 2009
Healthcare overhaul cost may reach $1.5 trillion
AP/Yahoo News, March 18, 2009
Miami Beach woman awarded $38 million for botched spinal surgery
Miami Herald, March 18, 2009

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Today's Sections

Federal Government
Team effort in the House to overhaul healthcare
New York Times, March 18, 2009

Healthcare overhaul cost may reach $1.5 trillion
AP/Yahoo News, March 18, 2009

Medicare adviser: Medicare Advantage's perks cost too much
Wall Street Journal Health Blog, March 18, 2009

Groups bash U.S. healthcare for detained immigrants
AP/Yahoo News, March 18, 2009

Obama's traveling forum on healthcare visits Vermont
Boston Globe, March 18, 2009
Business
125 jobs cut at Chicago-based Resurrection Health Care
Chicago Tribune, March 18, 2009

National Union of Healthcare Workers gets its first members
Los Angeles Times, March 18, 2009

Commentary: Retail healthcare is . . . um . . . retail
Sg2 (free registration required), March 18, 2009
Legal
Miami Beach woman awarded $38 million for botched spinal surgery
Miami Herald, March 18, 2009

Two Miami-Dade doctors, two assistants convicted of Medicare fraud
Miami Herald, March 18, 2009

Wisconsin Medical Society appeals fund case
MSN Money, March 18, 2009
State/Local Government
Philadelphia wrestles with health-clinic fees
Philadelphia Inquirer, March 18, 2009
Technology
Doctors reluctantly embrace technology
Orlando Business Journal, March 18, 2009

Online records get patients involved in care
Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2009
Trends
Religious belief linked to desire for aggressive treatment in terminal patients
New York Times, March 18, 2009

Commentary: Unfree and Unfair Union Elections Will Cost You Money
You've been distracted, so you are forgiven for not noticing legislation not labeled "stimulus" or "budget." But your congressmen might be attacking your organization right under your nose. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
March 16, 2009

Commentary: Wait for Foreign-Born Nurses is Getting Longer
The United States faces a critical lack of nurses in every corner of the nation, but it has never been more difficult than now for foreign-born nurses to get green cards. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
March 16, 2009

Lead Time Blog: Obama Carefully Touches Healthcare's Third Rail
The President may now be coming to the realization that to get where he wants in healthcare, he can't fund it on the checkbook of the Bush "wealthiest of the wealthy" as he wanted to (if for no other reason than they are not quite as wealthy anymore), says HealthLeaders Media Editor-in-Chief Jim Molpus. Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media
March 17, 2009

Magazine: The Power of Surveillance
State mandates and HHS' new five-year infection control initiative could prompt more hospitals to use electronic tools for tracking HAIs. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
March 2009





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