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Key health issues divide both parties
AP/Yahoo News, January 21, 2008
Minnesota hospital sees regional role in its future
Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 21, 2008
Hospitals, doctors set pace in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, January 21, 2008
Cleveland Clinic may build hospital in Shanghai
Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 18, 2008
California governor's healthcare bill faces long hearing, close vote
San Francisco Chronicle, January 21, 2008

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Today's Sections

Federal Government
Key health issues divide both parties
AP/Yahoo News, January 21, 2008

Democratic hopefuls agree on Medicare as a healthcare model
Los Angeles Times, January 21, 2008
Business
Minnesota hospital sees regional role in its future
Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 21, 2008

BJC Healthcare buys site in Illinois
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 21, 2008

Children's Hospital in Birmingham gets pediatric transport helicopter
The Birmingham News, January 18, 2008
State/Local Government
Hospitals, doctors set pace in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, January 21, 2008

California governor's healthcare bill faces long hearing, close vote
San Francisco Chronicle, January 21, 2008

Hundreds rally to save New Jersey hospital
Newark Star-Ledger, January 21, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Cleveland Clinic may build hospital in Shanghai
Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 18, 2008
Legal
Workers caught in Wisconsin health dispute
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, January 21, 2008
Health Plans
Massachusetts health plan saves towns money
Boston Globe, January 21, 2008
Trends
GM expects UAW contract to cut costs $5 billion by 2011
AP/Louisville Courier-Journal, January 18, 2008

Florida releases report on Medicaid-fraud prevention
Orlando Sentinel, January 18, 2008

Doctors warn bacteria are racing past drugs
San Francisco Chronicle, January 21, 2008
Technology
Little data on stent's most common use
New York Times, January 21, 2008

Commentary: State of Emergency
Almost every major Joint Commission change of the past few years--medication reconciliation, handoffs, critical test results reporting--has gotten hung up in the emergency department, and almost every person I talk to, no matter how advanced the hospital, has problems getting his ED on board and in compliance. Have CEOs just thrown in the towel? Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
January 18, 2008

Magazine: Claiming Their Due
Many providers struggle to bill for services amid a maze of contractual allowances, but sophisticated software is helping some hospitals and physician groups better manage the time value of money. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
January 2008

Audio: A Lucrative Partnership
MemorialCare CEO Barry Arbuckle speaks on the financial strategy panel at HealthLeaders' Top Leadership Teams event about a nursing program his system developed in conjunction with a local university. The program has helped MemorialCare save large expenditures in nursing, registry and travel costs. HealthLeaders Media
January 13, 2008

Commentary: A List Maker Laments
I depend on a 'to-do' list to make sure that I complete everything that needs to get done in a given day. I think my list habit is why the shutdown of a Johns Hopkins University study last month bothers me so much. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
January 17, 2008





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