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Blue Cross of Florida ordered to pay doctors
Miami Herald, April 21, 2008
Medicare data should stay private, government says in appeal
Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2008
Leader at Los Angeles medical center is out
Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2008
Medical records bill passes Florida House, minus funds
Miami Herald, April 21, 2008
Singapore hospitals added to U.S. network
Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media, April 21, 2008

Spotlight: Pediatric ERs on the Road A growing number of both children's and community hospitals are discovering that ER partnerships can benefit both organizations. Read More

Today's Sections

Health Plans
Blue Cross of Florida ordered to pay doctors
Miami Herald, April 21, 2008
Federal Government
Medicare data should stay private, government says in appeal
Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2008

Parties' split most apparent on healthcare
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), April 21, 2008

GAO backs states on child healthcare
AP/Chicago Tribune, April 21, 2008

CBO chief is healthcare referee
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), April 21, 2008

Kansas named to program to improve healthcare
Kansas City Star, April 18, 2008
State/Local Government
Leader at Los Angeles medical center is out
Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2008

Medical records bill passes Florida House, minus funds
Miami Herald, April 21, 2008

Report: Limited medical access hurts Georgia's minorities
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 21, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Singapore hospitals added to U.S. network
Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media, April 21, 2008
Business
Blue Island, IL, makes pitch to save hospital
Chicago Tribune, April 21, 2008

Florida's Memorial Hospital Miramar puts finishing touches on pediatric unit
Miami Herald, April 21, 2008

Iowa medical center will break ground
Des Moines Register, April 18, 2008

Orlando hospitals vie for heart-transplant programs
Orlando Sentinel, April 18, 2008
Legal
Charity sues R.I. hospital over free bed donated century ago
AP/Yahoo News, April 21, 2008
Trends
Report: Language help better for patients at New York hospitals
AP/Washington Post, April 21, 2008

Commentary: How Far Will CMS Go?
CMS has released nine new proposed "never events" that hospitals won't be reimbursed for if they are acquired while a patient is receiving care at the organization. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
April 17, 2008

Contributed Feature: Failure to Prepare for the Boomers is Risky
Contributor Edward M. Hindin discusses the aging population and what providers can do to prepare. Edward M. Hindin, for HealthLeaders Media
April 18, 2008

Audio: Rapid Response Systems for Small Hospitals
In an upcoming audioconference, experts in the field break down the key components of creating an effective rapid response system, and provide suggestions for initiating the culture change necessary to ensure success. HCPro, Inc.
April 15, 2008

Commentary: Physician 2.0
Physicians sometimes get a bad rap when it comes to technology because of low adoption rates for EMRs, e-prescribing, and other practice-enhancement technologies. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
April 17, 2008





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