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$75 million in trauma care funds at risk in Georgia
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 21, 2008
Tufts Medical seeks listing as trauma center
Boston Globe, August 21, 2008
Report rejects Medicare boast of paring fraud
New York Times, August 21, 2008
Nurses, two Sutter hospitals have tentative pact
San Francisco Chronicle, August 21, 2008
Healthcare no longer near top of election agenda
Chicago Tribune, August 21, 2008

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
$75 million in trauma care funds at risk in Georgia
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 21, 2008
Business
Tufts Medical seeks listing as trauma center
Boston Globe, August 21, 2008

Milwaukee-area doctor group members to join Wheaton Franciscan, Aurora Advanced
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, August 20, 2008

Nurses, two Sutter hospitals have tentative pact
San Francisco Chronicle, August 21, 2008

Washington approves sale of two Spokane hospitals
AP/Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 21, 2008

Penn cancer center links to Bayhealth in Delaware
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 21, 2008

Massachusetts hospital launches $1 million quick-care unit
Boston Globe, August 21, 2008

North Carolina hospitals vie for new beds
Raleigh News & Observer, August 20, 2008
Election 2008
Healthcare no longer near top of election agenda
Chicago Tribune, August 21, 2008
Legal
California officials plan to appeal Medi-Cal ruling
San Francisco Chronicle, August 21, 2008

Report rejects Medicare boast of paring fraud
New York Times, August 21, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Undocumented immigrant in coma set to be returned to Mexico
Chicago Tribune, August 21, 2008

New Mexico center to blend Eastern, Western medicine
AP/USA Today, August 21, 2008
Physicians
Data miners fight law that shields doctors
Boston Globe, August 21, 2008

California doctors may be required to explain end-of-life rights to patients
Los Angeles Times, August 21, 2008

Study: HPV vaccine by age 21 a sound public health investment
USA Today, August 21, 2008

Florida Board of Medicine drops plan to hike fees for copies of medical records
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, August 20, 2008

Commentary: U.S. Network Adds Three Global Hospitals
Inking deals with International Hospital Corp. and India's Wockhardt Hospitals Group allows Companion's clients a wider choice for procedures at JCI-accredited hospitals. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
August 15, 2008

Commentary: What Are You Doing To Keep Patient Data Safe?
When a hospital's patient data is compromised, the results are often costly and always embarrassing for those charged with protecting that information from prying eyes. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Media
August 19, 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. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
August 20, 2008

Audio: Individual Insurance Abounds
Fred Karutz, senior vice president of Business Development of Norvax, an online health insurance technology company, talks about the individual market and how the shift to individual policies is affecting healthcare. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
August 20, 2008





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