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Review urges aggressive MRSA screening for health workers
Washington Post, April 22, 2008
South Florida medical malpractice cases difficult for both sides
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, April 21, 2008
Healthcare experts worry of cost boom
The Oregonian, April 21, 2008
Louisiana hospital money granted
New Orleans Times-Picayune, April 21, 2008
Minnesota governor, legislators haggle over healthcare system changes
Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 22, 2008

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Today's Sections

Trends
Review urges aggressive MRSA screening for health workers
Washington Post, April 22, 2008

Poll: Healthcare lacking in Kentucky
Cincinnati Enquirer, April 22, 2008

Life spans decline in some U.S. areas
USA Today, April 22, 2008
Legal
South Florida medical malpractice cases difficult for both sides
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, April 21, 2008
Finance
Healthcare experts worry of cost boom
The Oregonian, April 21, 2008
State/Local Government
Louisiana hospital money granted
New Orleans Times-Picayune, April 21, 2008

Minnesota governor, legislators haggle over healthcare system changes
Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 22, 2008

Michigan doctors, nurses, students back healthcare ballot proposal
Detroit Free Press, April 22, 2008

Ohio governor trying to insure more children
Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 22, 2008
Business
AMA to Congress: Don't cut Medicare to fund farm bill
American Medical Association, April 22, 2008

Butler (PA) Memorial Hospital to open new ER
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 21, 2008

Rezoning backed for Carolinas Healthcare System hospital
Charlotte Observer, April 21, 2008

Oregon hospitals upgrade services and facilities
The Oregonian, April 21, 2008
Health Plans
Minnesota county's HMO gets $6 million bailout
Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 22, 2008
Technology
Health Records, Personal Data Of 2.1 Million UM Patients Stolen
Florida Healthflash, April 22, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Contaminated blood thinner heparin called a worldwide problem
Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2008

Magazine: Hand-Me-Down Supplies
A Web site helps match donated medical equipment with impoverished hospitals and clinics. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Magazine
April 2008

Contributed Feature: Estimating Problems and Potential in Employee Health Management (Part I)
Whatever the application, estimating the size of the employee health management "problem" and "potential" is a critical element in planning and managing, as well as evaluating the investments to be made. Part one of a two-part article. Scott MacStravic, PhD, for HealthLeaders Media
April 14, 2008

Audio: Chief of Strategy
Christopher Dawes, CEO of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, CA, discusses the new chief strategy officer role and why it makes strategic sense. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
April 11, 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





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