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Doctors say 'I'm sorry' before 'see you in court'
New York Times, May 19, 2008
Northwestern Memorial Hospital buys land in Chicago's north suburbs
Chicago Tribune, May 19, 2008
University of California willing to discuss operating King-Harbor hospital
Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2008
Billing issue leaves patients feeling ill
Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2008
University of Kansas Hospital plans ER expansion for better patient care
Kansas City Star, May 16, 2008

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Today's Sections

Legal
Doctors say 'I'm sorry' before 'see you in court'
New York Times, May 19, 2008

Why doctors are heading for Texas
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), May 19, 2008

Maury County, TN, hospital to join Williamson Medical Center in appeal
The Tennessean, May 19, 2008

Texas patient dies after policy slows move to ER
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 16, 2008
Business
Northwestern Memorial Hospital buys land in Chicago's north suburbs
Chicago Tribune, May 19, 2008

University of California willing to discuss operating King-Harbor hospital
Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2008

University of Kansas Hospital plans ER expansion for better patient care
Kansas City Star, May 16, 2008

Nurses unions square off over workers
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), May 19, 2008
Health Plans
Billing issue leaves patients feeling ill
Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2008

Study co-pays' impact on poor, Texas physicians urge
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 16, 2008

Nonprofit coalition in Connecticut focuses on covering the uninsured
Hartford Courant, May 19, 2008
Trends
In hospitals, simple reminders reduce deadly infections
New York Times, May 19, 2008

Online, patients-as-consumers are reviewing doctors
Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2008

A more welcoming model for care
Boston Globe, May 19, 2008
State/Local Government
Pennsylvania governor touts new program to help chronically ill
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, May 19, 2008

Magazine: Shared Success
Crafting a true partnership—often with a perceived competitor—is a complex task. Here's how some hospitals are doing it. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Magazine
May 2008

Contributed Feature: Physician Recruiting: The Role of the CEO
To carry out their missions—and to maintain their financial viability—hospitals must ensure that they have the appropriate number and mix of physicians on their medical staffs. Contributor Mark Smith discusses the CEO's role in physician recruitment. Mark Smith, for HealthLeaders Media
May 16, 2008

Audio: Disaster Planning
New Orleans urologist Neil Baum, MD, discusses disaster planning and how having an EMR minimized the damage done to his practice during Hurricane Katrina. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
May 15, 2008

Commentary: Who's Holding You Back?
Everyone has one-even hospitals: The co-worker who is always complaining about their workload, their boss, and, well, everything. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
May 15, 2008





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