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House passes bill stopping Medicare cut for doctors
AP/Yahoo News, June 24, 2008
MRSA rates tied to hospital understaffing
HealthDay/Washington Post, June 25, 2008
New York patient safety bill reveals names of probed doctors
NewsDay, June 24, 2008
Wireless hospitals systems can disrupt med devices
AP/New York Times, June 25, 2008
WHO issues a checklist to make operations safer
New York Times, June 25, 2008

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Today's Sections

Federal Government
House passes bill stopping Medicare cut for doctors
AP/Yahoo News, June 24, 2008

North Carolina hospital achieves federal compliance
Raleigh News & Observer, June 25, 2008
Hospital News
MRSA rates tied to hospital understaffing
HealthDay/Washington Post, June 25, 2008

Life and death: Helping families on the big questions
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), June 25, 2008
Global Healthcare News
WHO issues a checklist to make operations safer
New York Times, June 25, 2008

U.S. health insurers look to China for growth
Hartford Courant, June 25, 2008
Technology
Wireless hospitals systems can disrupt med devices
AP/New York Times, June 25, 2008

Healthcare found to be better with online help
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 25, 2008

AT&T taking e-health network nationwide
The Tennessean, June 25, 2008
Business
UCLA Medical Center preps for its biggest operation: moving day
Los Angeles Times, June 25, 2008

Birmingham-based medical center files request for emergency department
Birmingham News, June 24, 2008
State/Local Government
New York patient safety bill reveals names of probed doctors
NewsDay, June 24, 2008

Massachusetts bill seeks expansion of health benefits
Boston Globe, June 25, 2008

Washington, DC, sues CareFirst, says provider must donate millions
Washington Post, June 25, 2008

Kaiser agrees to improve health benefits in Colorado
Denver Post, June 24, 2008
Research
U.S. hospitals vary widely in caring for women
Washington Post, June 25, 2008

Social, healthcare factors drive colon screen disparities
HealthDay/Washington Post, June 25, 2008

Commentary: Not-So-Fair Competition?
Some hospitals and systems undoubtedly will suffer from any action that reduces their reimbursement or allows more competition in such a highly regulated industry. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
June 23, 2008

Magazine: We're Number Two!
Is a bigger, more famous competitor gobbling up your market? Here are some strategies to stand out. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Magazine
June 2008

Contributed Feature: Informed Consent: It's Not Just a Form, It's a Process
Contributor Jeffrey Driver describes how Stanford University Medical Center automated its consent process and boosted patient understanding. Jeffrey Driver, for HealthLeaders Media
June 24, 2008

Audio: CHRISTUS Health's International Strategy
Luke Johnson, Director of International Business Development, discusses extending CHRISTUS Health operations in Mexico. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
June 12, 2008





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