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Boston hospitals not paying fair share, group says
Boston Globe, January 21, 2009
Healthcare meets social networking
Jacksonville Business Journal, January 21, 2009
Federal regulators identify new problems at University of California-Irvine hospital
Los Angeles Times, January 21, 2009
Iowa hospitals' uninsured patient numbers increase
Des Moines Register, January 20, 2009
Pennsylvania sets conditions for health insurance merger
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 21, 2009

Spotlight: That's it? Technology is Obama's answer in healthcare? In his new blog, Lead Time, Editor Jim Molpus questions what exactly President Barack Obama meant in an inaugural address that scantly mentioned healthcare improvements related to "technology's wonders." Read More

Today's Sections

Finance
Boston hospitals not paying fair share, group says
Boston Globe, January 21, 2009

Burbank, CA, hospital lays off 95 workers, closes four programs
Los Angeles Times, January 21, 2009

Higher deductibles delay Nashville-area healthcare
The Tennessean, January 21, 2009
Technology
Healthcare meets social networking
Jacksonville Business Journal, January 21, 2009

Incentives push more doctors to e-prescribe
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 21, 2009
Federal Government
Federal regulators identify new problems at University of California-Irvine hospital
Los Angeles Times, January 21, 2009

Obama: Healthcare costs too much, but technology can help
Wall Street Journal (blog), January 21, 2009
Business
Iowa hospitals' uninsured patient numbers increase
Des Moines Register, January 20, 2009

Medical office complex going up in North Dallas
Dallas Morning News, January 21, 2009

Healthcare among few bright spots in U.S. employment picture
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 21, 2009

St. Charles County, MO, hospital will add office space
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 20, 2009

Baptist appeals Novant Health's Clemmons, NC, hospital
The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area, January 20, 2009

Philadelphia hospital expands maternity unit
Philadelphia Business Journal, January 20, 2009
Health Plans
Pennsylvania sets conditions for health insurance merger
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 21, 2009

CIGNA plans to close claims center in Ireland
Hartford Courant, January 21, 2009

Health insurance co-ops haven't found foothold in Tennessee
The Tennessean, January 21, 2009
State/Local Government
St. Bernard Parish wants to take on hospital
New Orleans Times-Picayune, January 21, 2009
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New! MarketShare Blog: Building Community Through Experiences
Our company gathered at noon yesterday to watch the Barack Obama's inauguration. Whatever your political leanings, whomever you voted for, this is a historic event and sharing it with others will not only make it more memorable, but also heighten the feeling of community. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
January 20, 2009

Commentary: On Rain . . . and Dumb Sayings That Ring True
When it rains, it pours, and that's never been as true financially as it is in this recessed economy. Healthcare used to be called recession-resistant, even recession-proof. Those days are long gone. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
January 16, 2009

Commentary: Healthcare Faces 'Interesting Times'
If you're an HR executive in the healthcare industry, there is no denying that we are living in interesting times right now, and it's hard to say if that's a blessing or a curse. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
January 19, 2009

Magazine: A Vote of Confidence
CMS' pilot program that lets Medicare patients choose a personal health record company to maintain their electronic records shows PHR acceptance is continuing to grow. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
January 14, 2009





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