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Health savings accounts growing in popularity
AP/Yahoo News, May 1, 2008
Vanderbilt, HCA seek permits for cancer center
The Tennessean, May 1, 2008
Healthy finances prepare Chicago-area provider for growth spurt
Chicago Tribune, May 1, 2008
Buyer needs another week to forge deal for Illinois hospital
Chicago Tribune, May 1, 2008
States limit costly sites for cancer radiation
New York Times, May 1, 2008

Spotlight: Faith in the Hospital In a shifting healthcare world, faith-based systems face a new set of challenges in their quest to stay true to their mission. Read More

Today's Sections

Health Plans
Health savings accounts growing in popularity
AP/Yahoo News, May 1, 2008

The hassles of health savings accounts
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), May 1, 2008
Business
Vanderbilt, HCA seek permits for cancer center
The Tennessean, May 1, 2008

Buyer needs another week to forge deal for Illinois hospital
Chicago Tribune, May 1, 2008

Nurses ratify contract with Scranton, PA, hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 1, 2008

Board for Louisiana hospital shuts meeting
New Orleans Times-Picayune, April 30, 2008

Focus on the insured divides Texas' JPS
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, April 30, 2008

Financial turnaround for South Carolina-based Providence Hospitals
The State, April 30, 2008
Finance
Healthy finances prepare Chicago-area provider for growth spurt
Chicago Tribune, May 1, 2008
State/Local Government
States limit costly sites for cancer radiation
New York Times, May 1, 2008

Minnesota governor's healthcare proposal has a ring familiar to McCain's
Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 1, 2008

$14-million from Florida for Hernando health clinic
St. Petersburg Times, April 30, 2008

Missouri health center to cut services
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 30, 2008

Texas lawmakers vow to press for expansion of health insurance for children
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, April 30, 1990
Election 2008
McCain health plan could mean higher tax
New York Times, May 1, 2008
Commentary
Vital signs in healthcare debate
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), May 1, 2008
Federal Government
Some may see better with Lasik alternatives
AP/ Washington Post, May 1, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Hospital workers' strike in Chile delays surgeries
Orlando Sentinel, April 30, 2008

Audio: Branding: The New Old Strategy
Author and consultant Chris Bevolo talks about why the time is right for branding and answers the trickiest question of all: Is it possible to prove ROI on a branding campaign? Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
April 28, 2008

Commentary: Strength in Nurses
There are more than 250,000 cases of catheter-related blood stream infections among American hospital patients each year, the CDC says. That's why, when your hospital goes 26 months without one, people notice. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
April 30, 2008

Contributed Feature: The Importance of Brand Extensions: Reaching Beyond Your Comfort Level
A brand extension can be a great tool to increase brand awareness, bring together cause and community, and tie back to your core mission. But it takes visionary internal leadership as well as a visionary board to reach beyond their comfort zone to accomplish this, says contributor Anthony Cirillo. Anthony Cirillo, for HealthLeaders Media
April 28, 2008

Audio: Lessons Learned
In part three of a three-part interview, James Hartert, MD, MS, Chief Medical Officer for MinuteClinic, discusses what physicians might learn from the MinuteClinic experience. Bob Wertz, for HealthLeaders Media
April 29, 2008





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