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Growing need for Medicaid strains states
New York Times, January 22, 2009
Doctor-owned hospitals fare poorly in child health bill
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 22, 2009
Fulton County, GA, holds back on Grady funding
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 22, 2009
Minnesota system's doctors will disclose ties to vendors
Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 22, 2009
Resurrection moving to consolidate two suburban Chicago hospitals
Chicago Tribune, January 22, 2009

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Growing need for Medicaid strains states
New York Times, January 22, 2009

Fulton County, GA, holds back on Grady funding
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 22, 2009

Rhode Island to test Medicaid spending cap
New York Times, January 22, 2009
Business
Doctor-owned hospitals fare poorly in child health bill
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 22, 2009

Resurrection moving to consolidate two suburban Chicago hospitals
Chicago Tribune, January 22, 2009

Pennsylvania insurers IBC, Highmark withdraw merger plan
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 22, 2009

Hospitals line up to oppose Birmingham medical center's plan for move
Birmingham News, January 21, 2009

Chew named president of Kettering (OH) Medical Center
Dayton Business Journal, January 21, 2009
Physicians
Minnesota system's doctors will disclose ties to vendors
Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 22, 2009
Hospital News
California hospitals graded on death rates
Los Angeles Times, January 22, 2009

Get hospital infection? It will cost in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Inquirer, January 22, 2009

Hospitals, nonprofits face tougher IRS forms
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 21, 2009

Ohio Medical community collaborates in effort to reduce errors and infections
Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 21, 2009
Federal Government
Waste feared in digitizing patient records
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 22, 2009

Will Obama build on Bush legacy in community health?
Wall Street Journal (blog), January 22, 2009
Global Healthcare News
China announces subsidies for healthcare
New York Times, January 22, 2009
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Commentary: Converging Global Factors Vex Forecasters
Even as healthcare organizations expand across the globe, recent speculation about the rate and reach of medical travel is running up against today's uncertain economic conditions. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
January 20, 2009

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January 22, 2009

Commentary: $20 Billion Worth of Optimism
Democratic leaders have unveiled a tax cut and spending bill with $20 billion set aside to modernize health IT systems. And I was curious to see what your reaction to the stimulus plan would be. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Media
January 20, 2009

Audio: AMA's Agenda
Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, president of the American Medical Association, talks about legislative priorities for 2009 and the likelihood of passing meaningful healthcare reform. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
January 15, 2009





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