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Blumenthal Spearheads Health IT Reform
Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media, March 20, 2009
Michigan hospitals could get $6.5 million for uninsured
Detroit Free Press, March 23, 2009
Medical journal decries public airing of conflicts
Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2009
Health clinics in danger of needing life support
Los Angeles Times, March 23, 2009
Going abroad to find affordable healthcare
New York Times, March 23, 2009

Spotlight: Using the 'R' Word So far, the American public has been too shocked by the continuing economic crisis to pay attention to the details of the stimulus package that are more far reaching—that may soon change. Read More

Today's Sections

Technology
Blumenthal Spearheads Health IT Reform
Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media, March 20, 2009

Questions surround health IT money
AP/Yahoo News, March 23, 2009

Disk with information on 200,000 visitors to Miami hospital stolen
Miami Herald, March 23, 2009
Business
Michigan hospitals could get $6.5 million for uninsured
Detroit Free Press, March 23, 2009

Health clinics in danger of needing life support
Los Angeles Times, March 23, 2009

St. Francis may put Indianapolis construction project on hold due to economy
Indianapolis Star, March 23, 2009

Software attempts to take the devil out of reimbursement details
Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 23, 2009
Physicians
Medical journal decries public airing of conflicts
Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2009

Working with a hospital administration is like . . .
Sg2 (free registration required), March 23, 2009

Medical College of Wisconsin will cut its budget by 5%
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 23, 2009

Drug-resistant flu strains throwing doctors a curve
USA Today, March 23, 2009

Trying to save diabetic feet
Los Angeles Times, March 23, 2009
Global Healthcare News
Going abroad to find affordable healthcare
New York Times, March 23, 2009
Federal Government
Stimulus gives relief to unemployed workers paying for COBRA health insurance
Dallas Morning News, March 23, 2009

Texan working to make Medicare savings a reality
Dallas Morning News, March 23, 2009

Audio: CEO Survey
Cheryl Herbert, president of Dublin Methodist Hospital in central Ohio offers insights on the HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2009, discussing CEOs' view of the quality of their organizations' information technology and how the federal stimulus package may affect healthcare IT. Sponsored by TeamHealth and by VHA. HealthLeaders Media
March 2009

Commentary: The Coming Fight over Malpractice Reform
There's a chance that efforts to revamp the healthcare system will finally bring malpractice tort reform. But there's also a chance that the battle over malpractice could derail the entire healthcare reform process. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
March 19, 2009

Magazine: Get Those Bills Out the Door
Reducing revenue cycle handoffs pays dividends for a Phoenix hospital. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Magazine
March 12, 2009

Contributed Feature: Five Action Steps to Help You Lead in Times of Economic Crisis
The economic crisis is presenting leaders with unforeseen challenges, and many of those leaders are not prepared to respond effectively, says HealthLeaders Media contributor Dan Sinnott. Here, Sinnott provides five actions that enable leaders to turn a crisis into an opportunity. Dan Sinnott, for HealthLeaders Media
March 18, 2009





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