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Insurer says economy has dented its prospects
New York Times, April 23, 2008
Texas nurses consider pros and cons of unionization
Dallas Morning News, April 23, 2008
An unhealthy trend: U.S. has fewer general surgeons
Orlando Sentinel, April 22, 2008
California disciplined fewer doctors in 2007
Los Angeles Times, April 23, 2008
Possible buyer emerges for Illinois hospital
Chicago Tribune, April 23, 2008

Spotlight: Reputational Currency Exchange The news that three Singapore hospitals joined a U.S.-based healthcare network is a study in the importance of reputation to global healthcare organizations. Read More

Today's Sections

Health Plans
Insurer says economy has dented its prospects
New York Times, April 23, 2008
Trends
Quality care, not number of procedures, determines bypass results
HealthDay/Washington Post, April 23, 2008

Bay Area hospital collaboration reduces hospital-acquired infections
East Bay Business Times, April 22, 2008

Few U.S. doctors answer e-mails from patients
AP/Yahoo News, April 23, 2008
Physicians
An unhealthy trend: U.S. has fewer general surgeons
Orlando Sentinel, April 22, 2008

California disciplined fewer doctors in 2007
Los Angeles Times, April 23, 2008

Florida doctor oversight rapped
Miami Herald, April 23, 2008
Business
Texas nurses consider pros and cons of unionization
Dallas Morning News, April 23, 2008

Possible buyer emerges for Illinois hospital
Chicago Tribune, April 23, 2008
Federal Government
Medicaid plan stirs worry in North Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer, April 23, 2008

Nashville partnership awarded $1.35 million Medicaid grant
The Tennessean, April 23, 2008
State/Local Government
Streamlined KidCare debated in Florida
Miami Herald, April 23, 2008

Hospital accuses Iowa House speaker of using position for revenge
Chicago Tribune, April 23, 2008

New Orleans hospital decision in the works
New Orleans Times-Picayune, April 22, 2008

Sanford, FL, hospital tightens security after baby taken
Orlando Sentinel, April 22, 2008

Commentary: Revenue Cycle Massage, Anyone?
In very few, if any, other businesses do we hear so much about the "revenue cycle." Maximizing the revenue cycle. Transforming the revenue cycle. Massaging the revenue cycle? Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
April 21, 2008

Magazine: Extreme Measures
The British have banned below-the-elbow clothing for physicians--but is eliminating white coats and fake fingernails the best way to stop infections? Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
April 9, 2008

Audio: An Embarrassment of Riches?
Aniruddha Malpani, MD, an IVF specialist in Bombay, says India's booming healthcare industry might become too much like the United States'. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
April 22, 2008

Contributed Feature: Collaboration: The Power of Data Aggregation
Profound, transformative challenges are making healthcare more accessible, improving the quality and efficacy of patient treatment, and revolutionizing the way valuable information is collected, exchanged and applied, say contributors Marybeth Regan and Robin Randall-Lewis. Marybeth Regan and Robin Randall-Lewis, for HealthLeaders Media
April 22, 2008





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