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University of Pittsburgh Medical Center laying off 500
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 23, 2008
$100 million deal to lift Boston hospital
Boston Globe, October 24, 2008
Feds subpoena on hospital's ties to Illinois governor's friend
AP/Chicago Tribune, October 24, 2008
Commentary: How to take American healthcare from worst to first
New York Times, October 24, 2008
CT governor postpones shift to Charter Oak plan
Hartford Courant, October 24, 2008

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Today's Sections

Business
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center laying off 500
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 23, 2008

$100 million deal to lift Boston hospital
Boston Globe, October 24, 2008

Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, TX, cites weak economy in job cuts
Dallas Morning News, October 24, 2008

Global health seen as big business for Seattle
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, October 24, 2008

OhioHealth back in Medicaid network
Columbus Dispath, October 24, 2008
Legal
Feds subpoena on hospital's ties to Illinois governor's friend
AP/Chicago Tribune, October 24, 2008

Wisconsin parents win $11.4 million in malpractice suit
AP/Chicago Tribune, October 24, 2008
Commentary
Commentary: How to take American healthcare from worst to first
New York Times, October 24, 2008
State/Local Government
CT governor postpones shift to Charter Oak plan
Hartford Courant, October 24, 2008
Physicians
Stories in the service of making a better doctor
New York Times, October 24, 2008

Half of doctors routinely prescribe placebos
New York Times, October 24, 2008
Technology
Computer heart model recalls da Vinci's sketches
Reuters, October 24, 2008
Trends
Big Issue: Voters look for answers on healthcare
AP/Yahoo News, October 24, 2008

Speedy care after heart attack key to survival
HealthDay/Washington Post, October 24, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Physicians groups from San Antonio and India to share ideas
San Antonio Business Journal, October 23, 2008

UK's National Health Service turns tide on C. Diff as cases fall 35%
The Daily Mail, October 23, 2008
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Audio: Involving Patients in Quality
Marya Chaisson, MD, and Todd Liu of Griffin Hospital, in Derby, CT, talk about involving the community in Griffin's Patient Centered Care Council, which ensures services meet the culturally diverse needs of patients. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
October 23, 2008

Commentary: The ER Myth vs. Reality
There is a nagging myth out there that it is the uninsured who are clogging ERs for routine care. But a new study reaffirms that this is not the case. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
October 22, 2008

Commentary: ROI Stories: A Wealth of Information
You know you've been successful at measuring the ROI of your marketing efforts when you tell a roomful of your peers about it and the audience responds with oohs, ahs, and wows. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
October 22, 2008

Commentary: What Small Businesses Want
If health plans expect to grow in the future, they will need to do a better job of reversing (or at least slowing) the trend of small businesses ending health benefits. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
October 21, 2008





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