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Thousands of California children are in danger of losing health insurance
Los Angeles Times, August 25, 2008
Turmoil at Miami Beach's Mount Sinai Medical Center
Miami Herald, August 25, 2008
Financial cure unsure at Grady
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 25, 2008
New Jersey doing more to keep hospitals alive
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 25, 2008
Uninsured to spend $30 billion, study says
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), August 25, 2008

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Thousands of California children are in danger of losing health insurance
Los Angeles Times, August 25, 2008

New Jersey doing more to keep hospitals alive
Philadelphia Inquirer, August 25, 2008

Errors leave some without insurance in Massachusetts
Boston Globe, August 25, 2008

Alabama committee wants more information on Hoover hospital plans
Birmingham News, August 22, 2008
Hospital News
Turmoil at Miami Beach's Mount Sinai Medical Center
Miami Herald, August 25, 2008

Los Angeles hospital begins shutting down
Los Angeles Times, August 25, 2008
Business
Financial cure unsure at Grady
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 25, 2008

Strife eroded University of Maryland Medical System goals
Baltimore Sun, August 25, 2008

Walk-in clinics come to Miami pharmacies
Miami Herald, August 25, 2008

Indianapolis-based Clarian to lease Tipton Hospital
Indianapolis Star, August 22, 2008
Health Plans
Uninsured to spend $30 billion, study says
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), August 25, 2008

Texas Medicaid plan may not be broad enough
Dallas Morning News, August 25, 2008

Poll finds more in Ohio lack medical coverage
Cincinnati Enquirer, August 22, 2008
Trends
Young patients learn about treatments through play
Chicago Tribune, August 25, 2008
Global Healthcare News
More than 100,000 UK operations cancelled in one year
The Daily Mail, August 22, 2008

Commentary: The Hippocratic Oath Meets the First Amendment
From abortion to assisted suicide, physicians are caught in the middle of plenty of heated moral debates. The latest comes out of California and pits the First Amendment against anti-discrimination laws. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
August 21, 2008

Commentary: Six Lessons from Beyond
This week's Quality Colloquium at Harvard University facilitated some interesting discussions about improving hospital quality and patient safety. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
August 21, 2008

Audio: Individual Insurance Abounds
Fred Karutz, senior vice president of Business Development of Norvax, an online health insurance technology company, talks about the individual market and how the shift to individual policies is affecting healthcare. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
August 20, 2008

Contributed Feature: Physician-Hospital Relationships: Shifting Out of Passive Mode
Craig E. Holm offers suggestions on how hospital CEOs can engage physicians as business partners in the delivery of healthcare services. Craig E. Holm, for HealthLeaders Media
August 22, 2008





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