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Panel says New Jersey won't save all hospitals
New York Times, January 24, 2008
Atlanta hospital's plan: Ax 10 percent of jobs
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 25, 2008
Louisiana hospitals question hiring freeze
New Orleans Times-Picayune, January 25, 2008
Carolinas Medical Center tries again to get OK for 'HealthPlex'
Charlotte Observer, January 25, 2008
Report seeks one-stop source for health info
Reuters, January 25, 2008

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Panel says New Jersey won't save all hospitals
New York Times, January 24, 2008

Louisiana hospitals question hiring freeze
New Orleans Times-Picayune, January 25, 2008

Black South Carolina lawmakers tout healthcare
The State, January 25, 2008
Business
Atlanta hospital's plan: Ax 10 percent of jobs
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 25, 2008

Carolinas Medical Center tries again to get OK for 'HealthPlex'
Charlotte Observer, January 25, 2008

Illinois hospital cancels merger bid
Chicago Tribune, January 25, 2008

Six OB/GYN doctors leaving Mercy, transferring to West Penn
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 24, 2008

CEO at Kansas City medical center resigns
Kansas City Star, January 24, 2008
Trends
Report seeks one-stop source for health info
Reuters, January 25, 2008

Pennsylvania hospital gives cardiac monitors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 24, 2008
Federal Government
Democrats' proposals build on current system, reject single-payer
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 25, 2008

Healthcare up to public, Edwards says
New York Times, January 25, 2008
Physicians
Rehab program for doctors won't survive in California
Los Angeles Times, January 25, 2008
Health Plans
New Mexico health plan debuts to mixed reviews
Houston Chronicle, January 24, 2008
Legal
South Florida healthcare professionals sentenced for Medicare fraud
Orlando Sentinel, January 25, 2008

Commentary: Staying Put
As administrators gear up for the much cited physician shortage, perhaps the most cost effective measures are those that keep doctors in place. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
January 24, 2008

Contributed Feature: All Eyes On Physician-Hospital Arrangements
Hospitals and physicians should carefully assess that financial arrangements are "commercially ready" and meet fair market value requirements, given the increasing scrutiny, says contributor Lew Lefko. Lew Lefko, for HealthLeaders Media
January 24, 2008

Audio: The Effective Corporate Blog
Debbie Weil, author of The Corporate Blogging Book, spent a lot of time reading and studying CEO blogs. In this interview, Weil discusses corporate blogs and how healthcare leaders can make theirs more effective. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
January 18, 2008

Magazine: Beta Maximizer
Dave Ziolkowski leads Sampson Regional Medical Center through a major software development project. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Magazine
January 2008





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