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Process eased for adding hospitals in Florida
Miami Herald, May 20, 2008
Google launches online medical records service
AP/Yahoo News, May 20, 2008
Caritas expanding heart care to Boston suburbs
Boston Globe, May 20, 2008
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center CEO's compensation near $3.95 million
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 19, 2008
Legal protections for Louisiana doctors during disasters advance
New Orleans Times-Picayune, May 20, 2008

Spotlight: Undue Influence? As scrutiny of pharmaceutical companies' relationships with providers intensifies, should your hospital immunize itself against pharma marketing? Read More

Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Process eased for adding hospitals in Florida
Miami Herald, May 20, 2008

Legal protections for Louisiana doctors during disasters advance
New Orleans Times-Picayune, May 20, 2008

Connecticut insurance bill faces veto threat
Hartford Courant, May 20, 2008

Louisiana Senators urged to restore cuts
New Orleans Times-Picayune, May 20, 2008

Coventry, CT, Council backs healthcare initiative
Hartford Courant, May 20, 2008
Technology
Google launches online medical records service
AP/Yahoo News, May 20, 2008

Necklace could help patients take their medication on time
Chicago Tribune, May 20, 2008
Business
Caritas expanding heart care to Boston suburbs
Boston Globe, May 20, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center CEO's compensation near $3.95 million
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 19, 2008

Atlanta hospital gets first infusion of $50 million
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 20, 2008

Initially rebuffed, Manhattan hospital scales down its redesign plans
New York Times, May 20, 2008
Legal
St. Joseph's should build Riverview, FL, hospital, judge says
St. Petersburg Times, May 19, 2008

Lapses may prompt an overhaul of Texas-based JPS board
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 19, 2008
Trends
Patients help design Cancer Hospital at Cleveland medical center
Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 20, 2008

Digging into celebrity medical records has a long history
Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2008

Commentary: 'Stop promoting people!' (and even more surprises overheard in healthcare)
Last week, I wrote about some of the surprises I'm hearing in healthcare when it comes to recruitment and retention. I heard a lot more about this subject over e-mail. Here's what readers had to say. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
May 16, 2008

Audio: Fate of CDH
Lincoln Smith, president and CEO at Altarum Institute, talks about which populations benefit from consumer driven health plans and what he sees as the future of those plans. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
May 14, 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

Contributed Feature: Ask These Questions Prior to an Acquisition
Healthcare industry mergers and acquisitions have achieved record-high volumes since the fourth quarter of 2007. But approximately two-thirds of recent mergers and acquisitions across all industries failed to achieve their anticipated results, and of those, one-third actually destroyed value. HealthLeaders Media contributor Richard Quinlan says such mistakes can be avoided through 10 simple questions that need to be asked throughout the consideration process involving a merger or acquisition. Richard Quinlan, for HealthLeaders Media
May 19, 2008





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