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CEO of Joliet, IL-based Silver Cross Hospital promises no layoffs this year
Chicago Tribune, March 19, 2009
Sparing 450 jobs at Boston's Beth Israel
Boston Globe, March 19, 2009
Two unions, once bitter rivals, will now work together
New York Times, March 19, 2009
New Bridgeport, TX, hospital in financial trouble
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, March 18, 2009
City of Angels Medical Center official pleads guilty in kickback scheme
Los Angeles Times, March 19, 2009

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Today's Sections

Business
CEO of Joliet, IL-based Silver Cross Hospital promises no layoffs this year
Chicago Tribune, March 19, 2009

Sparing 450 jobs at Boston's Beth Israel
Boston Globe, March 19, 2009

New Bridgeport, TX, hospital in financial trouble
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, March 18, 2009

Two Tenet hospitals merge
Dallas Business Journal, March 18, 2009
Health Plans
Two unions, once bitter rivals, will now work together
New York Times, March 19, 2009

Bill advances to study single-payer healthcare in Colorado
AP/USA Today, March 19, 2009

Computer glitch blamed for Wisconsin Medicare payment error
AP/Chicago Tribune, March 19, 2009

Medicare rules on equipment worry patients
Wall Street Journal, March 19, 2009
Legal
City of Angels Medical Center official pleads guilty in kickback scheme
Los Angeles Times, March 19, 2009
Hospital News
New Florida hospital has a hotel feel
St. Petersburg Times, March 19, 2009

Healthcare leaders discuss goals for University of Iowa Hospitals
Des Moines Register, March 18, 2009

St. Petersburg, FL-based All Children's Hospital replaces auction-rate securities
Tampa Bay Business Journal, March 18, 2009
Physicians
South Florida doctors offer options for uninsured
Miami Herald, March 19, 2009

The doctor will BRMS you now
New York Times, March 19, 2009

Prostate cancer screening may not reduce deaths
Washington Post, March 19, 2009

Commentary: Study: Health Costs, Lack of Value Put U.S. at Disadvantage in Global Economy
A new study says the costs and performance of the U.S. healthcare system is putting Americans at a significant disadvantage in the global marketplace. Ben Cole, for HealthLeaders Media
March 17, 2009

Audio: Squeezing More from Your Insurer
David Neikrug, chief executive officer of Optimatum Group LLC, talks about how companies are managing to cut their healthcare costs in ways that don't involve shifting costs directly onto employees. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
March 16, 2009

Contributed Feature: Five Action Steps to Help You Lead in Times of Economic Crisis
The economic crisis is presenting leaders with unforeseen challenges, and many of those leaders are not prepared to respond effectively, says HealthLeaders Media contributor Dan Sinnott. Here, Sinnott provides five actions that enable leaders to turn a crisis into an opportunity. Dan Sinnott, for HealthLeaders Media
March 18, 2009

Commentary: Wal-Mart, eClinicalWorks Deal Exposes Need For EMR Price Transparency
The big health information news is that Wal-Mart's Sam's Club is partnering up with electronic medical record vendor eClinicalWorks and Dell Inc. to sell electronic medical records to physicians. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Media
March 17, 2009





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