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Massachusetts gets $10.6 billion for healthcare insurance
Boston Globe, October 1, 2008
Medicare won't pay for medical errors
New York Times, October 1, 2008
Court upholds legality of San Francisco healthcare plan
San Francisco Chronicle, October 1, 2008
Schwarzenegger signs bills creating hospital privacy oversight office
Los Angeles Times, October 1, 2008
Medica Health Plans wants to put health coach between consumers and bad habits
Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 1, 2008

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Massachusetts gets $10.6 billion for healthcare insurance
Boston Globe, October 1, 2008

Schwarzenegger signs bills creating hospital privacy oversight office
Los Angeles Times, October 1, 2008

Tennessee healthcare has mixed day at Capitol
The Tennessean, October 1, 2008
Federal Government
Medicare won't pay for medical errors
New York Times, October 1, 2008
Health Plans
Court upholds legality of San Francisco healthcare plan
San Francisco Chronicle, October 1, 2008

Medica Health Plans wants to put health coach between consumers and bad habits
Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 1, 2008

UT study finds fewer Tennesseans lack health insurance
The Tennessean, October 1, 2008
Business
Tennessee's Saint Thomas Hospital, WMC form new partnership
The Tennessean, October 1, 2008

Florida-based Pediatrix lowers earnings expectations
Miami Herald, October 1, 2008

CU hospital eliminating psychiatric beds
Denver Post, September 30, 2008

St. Francis opens ER in Mooresville
Indianapolis Star, September 30, 2008

St. Luke exec leaving when merger's done
Cincinnati Enquirer, September 30, 2008
Physicians
Towns need doctors, and the doctors need visas
New York Times, October 1, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Lack of medical workers plagues developing countries
Reuters/Yahoo News, October 1, 2008

Campaign calls for Mexicans to lose 2 million pounds
AP/USA Today, October 1, 2008
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Commentary: Take This Health Plan and Shove It
All is not right in the world of consumer-directed healthcare. Many smart people think the future of healthcare cost containment lies with these vehicles. But people don't want them. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
September 29, 2008

Audio: Domestic Medical Travel
Ronald Miles, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, discusses Aspirus Wausau (WI) Hospital's strategy to expand its target area by participating in a domestic medical travel network. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
September 30, 2008

Commentary: Hospitals Deliver the Goods for Working Mothers
We hear a lot about what hospitals should do to recruit and retain key employees, perhaps by looking at success stories outside the healthcare industry. Maybe we've got it backwards. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
September 29, 2008

Magazine: Name Confusion
Thinking of dubbing your cardiology program a "heart center?" You and everybody else. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Magazine
September 2008





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