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Network lets Tennessee doctors share patient info
The Tennessean, February 25, 2008
California lags in reporting of hospitals' drug-resistant infection rates
Los Angeles Times, February 25, 2008
Governor proposes loan payoff reward for upstate New York job
AP/San Francisco Chronicle, February 25, 2008
Link in Massachusetts aims to keep healthcare local
Boston Globe, February 25, 2008
Governors of both parties oppose Medicaid rules
New York Times, February 25, 2008

Spotlight: Unwelcome Surprises Early adopters say clinical information technology is often worth the price, but unanticipated costs lurk in every corner. Read More

Today's Sections

Technology
Network lets Tennessee doctors share patient info
The Tennessean, February 25, 2008
Hospital News
California lags in reporting of hospitals' drug-resistant infection rates
Los Angeles Times, February 25, 2008
State/Local Government
Governor proposes loan payoff reward for upstate New York job
AP/San Francisco Chronicle, February 25, 2008

Florida plan would cover more kids
Miami Herald, February 25, 2008

Schwarzenegger's plan would cut Medi-Cal rolls
San Francisco Chronicle, February 25, 2008

Connecticut reaching out to thousands of the uninsured
Hartford Courant, February 25, 2008
Community Hospitals
Link in Massachusetts aims to keep healthcare local
Boston Globe, February 25, 2008
Business
Governors of both parties oppose Medicaid rules
New York Times, February 25, 2008

San Francisco's St. Luke's Hospital faces big changes
San Francisco Chronicle, February 25, 2008

Hartford Hospital picks CEO
Hartford Courant, February 25, 2008

New bailout proposed for Maryland county's hospital system
Washington Post, February 25, 2008

Detroit hospital's services expand
Detroit Free Press, February 22, 2008

Patient call program may not be cost cutter for Healthways
The Tennessean, February 25, 2008

$43 million gift boosts Children's Mercy expansion in Kansas City
Kansas City Star, February 22, 2008
Health Plans
Legal move pushes GM retiree plan ahead
AP/Yahoo News, February 25, 2008
Physicians
Doctors leery of online meds
Miami Herald, February 25, 2008

Doctor: Atlanta hospital could be 'flagship model'
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 25, 2008

Federal Government
Simple question defines complex health debate
Washington Post, February 25, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Dominican doctors strike for better pay, work conditions
Orlando Sentinel, February 22, 2008
Trends
Escalating healthcare costs hit churches
Washington Post, February 25, 2008

Commentary: Tom, Dick, and Harry: The Innovators
Every CEO at every healthcare facility in the country tells me he's focused on innovation, but what really constitutes innovation? Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
February 22, 2008

Video: Vendor Relations
Building a bug-free relationship with your IT vendor. Plus, news on higher interest rates for healthcare systems. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] HealthLeaders Media
February 21, 2008

Contributed Feature: Countering the Physician Shortage
These are challenging times for hospitals and groups trying to increase their ranks, but a strategic, responsive approach to the recruiting effort can make a big difference between hiring success and failure. Jim Stone, for HealthLeaders Media
February 21, 2008

Audio: Looking Outside the Industry
John Frenzel, MD, MS, associate professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, talks about how best practices in the aviation field have been used at MD Anderson to improve quality of care. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
February 21, 2008





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