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Study faults quality of healthcare amid increased spending
New York Times, September 19, 2008
L.A. County allays USCís fears about staffing new hospital
Los Angeles Times, September 19, 2008
Aetna assesses risk in AIG, Lehman relationships
Hartford Courant, September 19, 2008
BlueCross of TN launches online physician database
The Tennessean Blog, September 19, 2008
Hospitals cautious in helping doctors buy EMRs
Center for Studying Health System Change, September 18, 2008

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Today's Sections

Hospital News
L.A. County allays USCís fears about staffing new hospital
Los Angeles Times, September 19, 2008
Health Plans
Aetna assesses risk in AIG, Lehman relationships
Hartford Courant, September 19, 2008

Health insurer reenters R.I. market
Providence Journal, September 19, 2008

Report: Healthcare premiums cut into workersí raises
Cleveland Plain Dealer, September 19, 2008

Sales rules added for Medicare plans
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, September 19, 2008

Meeting details Floridaís healthcare plan
Florida Times-Union, September 19, 2008

Commentary: Healthcare reform must start with a plan to simplify
San Francisco Chronicle, September 19, 2008
Research
Study faults quality of healthcare amid increased spending
New York Times, September 19, 2008

UC Davis study aims at healthier preemies
Sacramento Bee, September 19, 2008
Technology
BlueCross of TN launches online physician database
The Tennessean Blog, September 19, 2008

UT Southwestern plans biotech park to capitalize on research
Dallas Morning News, September 19, 2008

Bacteria-fighting film models shark scale pattern
Denver Post, September 19, 2008
Physicians
Hospitals cautious in helping doctors buy EMRs
Center for Studying Health System Change, September 18, 2008
Legal
18 arrested in alleged $33-million Medicare fraud schemes
Los Angeles Times, September 19, 2008

Physicianís aide admits role in Medicare fraud
Miami Herald, September 19, 2008

Commentary: The Polarized Hospital-Physician Relationship
The traditional voluntary medical staff model that characterized hospital-physician relations for decades is now fading.
Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
September 18, 2008

Commentary: Medical Travel: The Empire Strikes Back
One case study hardly makes a trend; nonetheless this is a development worth following. There are plenty of healthcare entrepreneurs in America who are more than happy to take half the pie over nothing at all. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
September 16, 2008

Magazine: Growing Pains
Where in the nation would organizations vie for the chance to build a hospital that will likely lose money? Only in New Orleans. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Magazine
September 10, 2008

Audio: Marketing with Limited Resources
Deborah Chiaravalloti, vice president of public relations and marketing for Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, MA, discusses how she increased top-of-mind awareness at her hospital from 17% to 68% in just two years. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
August 20, 2008





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