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Kentucky Hospital that employs governor got $3.4 million
Cincinnati Enquirer, February 22, 2008
Court: San Francisco healthcare program can continue while lawsuit pending
San Francisco Chronicle, February 22, 2008
Community Health offers mixed 2008 view
AP/Yahoo Finance News, February 22, 2008
Time runs short to decide New York healthcare cuts
New York Times, February 22, 2008
Expert to be hired in Detroit Medical Center's pay feud with WSU
Detroit Free Press, February 21, 2008

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Health Plans
Kentucky Hospital that employs governor got $3.4 million
Cincinnati Enquirer, February 22, 2008
Legal
Court: San Francisco healthcare program can continue while lawsuit pending
San Francisco Chronicle, February 22, 2008
Business
Community Health offers mixed 2008 view
AP/Yahoo Finance News, February 22, 2008

SSM Health Care plans to build $200 million Jefferson City, MO, hospital
St. Louis Business Journal, February 21, 2008

Seattle Children's Hospital offers $93 million for nearby condo complex
Puget Sound Business Journal, February 22, 2008
State/Local Government
Time runs short to decide New York healthcare cuts
New York Times, February 22, 2008

Senate opens Atlanta hospital to funds, new authority
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 22, 2008

House panel OKs Kentucky trauma system
Louisville Courier-Journal, February 22, 2008

Madison, AL, hospital decision on hold again
Huntsville Times/Birmingham News, February 21, 2008
Hospital News
Expert to be hired in Detroit Medical Center's pay feud with WSU
Detroit Free Press, February 21, 2008
Physicians
Oregon malpractice insurer offers physicians a discount
Portland Business Journal, February 22, 2008

Just one in four know heart attack signs
AP/Yahoo News, February 22, 2008
Trends
Medical officials: Iowa facing severe nursing shortage
AP/Chicago Tribune, February 22, 2008

Urgent care centers are another option for families in Pittsburgh area
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 21, 2008

Cancer-drug ruling may change standards
Boston Globe, February 22, 2008

Commentary: First Impressions
It's hard for physicians to come away with a good first impression if they don't trust the first person they typically meet during the recruitment process--the physician recruiter. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
February 21, 2008

Audio: Physician Shortage: Many Questions Remain
Bruce Auerbach, MD, of the Massachusetts Medical Society, talks about recent testimony he gave to Congress on the nation's looming physician shortage. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
February 15, 2008

Contributed Feature: Great Group Practices
There are a number of principles that are relevant to physicians trying to run a successful business. So what makes a group practice great? Patrick T. Buckley, for HealthLeaders Media
February 21, 2008

Commentary: Will We Ever See Zero?
As of October, Medicare has declared that it won't pay for certain hospital-acquired conditions and happenings and others--including state governments and private insurers--are following suit. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
February 21, 2008





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