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On candidates' health plans, the numbers fly
New York Times, October 22, 2008
Georgia hospital awaits word on financial bailout
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 22, 2008
Pilot program creates job to coordinate care
Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 22, 2008
One big antibiotic dose fights MRSA, study says
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), October 22, 2008
Failing Chicago hospital cited for health, safety violations
Chicago Tribune, October 22, 2008

Spotlight: Bangkok Hospital CEO Accepts Top Leadership Teams Award All the way from Thailand, Chatree Duangnet, MD, joined us in Chicago last week to accept an award on behalf of Bangkok Hospital Medical Center. Read More

Today's Sections

Election 2008
On candidates' health plans, the numbers fly
New York Times, October 22, 2008
State/Local Government
Georgia hospital awaits word on financial bailout
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 22, 2008

Failing Chicago hospital cited for health, safety violations
Chicago Tribune, October 22, 2008

Iowa limits health insurance choices
AP/Chicago Tribune, October 21, 2008
Physicians
Pilot program creates job to coordinate care
Minneapolis Star Tribune, October 22, 2008

One big antibiotic dose fights MRSA, study says
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), October 22, 2008
Business
South Carolina-based Providence Hospitals to lay off 30
The State, October 21, 2008

Government employees who use Nashville General may get discounts
The Tennessean, October 22, 2008

In-store health clinics' popularity grows in Pittsburgh market
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 21, 2008
Health Plans
Health insurers reinvent themselves as money managers
Los Angeles Times, October 22, 2008

Many kids lack insurance, despite having insured parents
HealthDay/Washington Post, October 22, 2008

Universal coverage too high at any price for some employers
Wall Street Journal (blog), October 22, 2008

Study says wellness programs pay off
Raleigh News & Observer, October 21, 2008
Trends
Uninsured not main reason for ER crowding
Reuters/Yahoo News, October 22, 2008
Technology
Aetna to offer records in Microsoft HealthVault
AP/Yahoo News, October 22, 2008

Surgical instruments shrink to fit tiny patients
Orlando Sentinel, October 21, 2008
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Live From MGMA: Healthcare Reform, MGMA Style
Neither of the healthcare reform plans offered by Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain addresses the core problems of the system, William Jessee, MD, president and CEO of the MGMA, said Tuesday. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
October 21, 2008

Commentary: Dependent Eligibility Gets a Hard Look in Hard Times
When it comes to healthcare benefits for employees, hospitals have just about every other industry beat. But there is no denying that healthcare costs will continue to increase. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
October 20, 2008

Commentary: What Skills Do CEOs Need to Be Successful Today?
I'm in Chicago today at our Top Leadership Teams in Healthcare conference, so I thought it was only fitting to examine what traits and skill sets CEOs need to be successful in the current healthcare environment. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
October 17, 2008

Magazine: China Calling
An exchange program helps a New Jersey hospital executive offer leadership insight on the other side of the globe. Justine Murphy, for HealthLeaders Magazine
October 2008





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