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Surgeon operates on wrong knee at RI Hospital
Providence Journal, September 22, 2008
Across Mass., wait to see doctors grows
Boston Globe, September 22, 2008
Shortage of cancer doctors looms
USA Today, September 22, 2008
Consumers cut health spending
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 22, 2008
Premiums to pinch wallets
Chicago Tribune, September 22, 2008

Spotlight: Why Nurses Quit

It is going to take more than sign-on bonuses and financial rewards to attract new nurse recruits. Nurses want to work for a healthcare organization that gives them respect and autonomy.

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Today's Sections

Hospital News
Surgeon operates on wrong knee at RI Hospital
Providence Journal, September 22, 2008
Physicians
Study finds few pain doctors face criminal prosecutions
New York Times, September 22, 2008

Shortage of cancer doctors looms
USA Today, September 22, 2008

Across Mass., wait to see doctors grows
Boston Globe, September 22, 2008

OB-GYN disciplined for sexual relationship with patient
Providence Journal, September 22, 2008
Health Plans
Premiums to pinch wallets
Chicago Tribune, September 22, 2008

Medicare premium for 2009 remains unchanged for most
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 22, 2008
Finance
Consumers cut health spending
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 22, 2008
Technology
Scarless surgery uses body's own openings
Washington Post, September 22, 2008

More parents ponder cancer gene tests for kids
AP/Denver Post, September 22, 2008

Magazine: Master of Psychology
By leveraging physician competitiveness—and device connectivity—Cardiology of Tulsa makes EMR headway. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Magazine
September 2008

Audio: IT in the OR
David Palmer, president and CEO of ClearCount Medical Solutions, talks about using technology to prevent medical errors in the operating room. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
September 4, 2008

Commentary: Annual Reports: Not Just for Financials Anymore

No matter the industry, annual reports have been seen primarily as a tool for reporting financials to investors. One hospital, though, is holding the annual report to a completely different standard: as a vehicle for fundraising, involvement, and community awareness.

Kandace McLaughlin, HealthLeaders Media
September 17, 2008

Commentary: Medical Travel: The Empire Strikes Back
One case study hardly makes a trend; nonetheless this is a development worth following. There are plenty of healthcare entrepreneurs in America who are more than happy to take half the pie over nothing at all. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
September 16, 2008





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