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Cancer fight goes nuclear, with heavy price tag
New York Times, December 26, 2007
Childrenís health insurance hits wall on growth
AP/The Tennessean, December 26, 2007
Cigna stands by decision on transplant
Los Angeles Times, December 26, 2007
Healthcare pushed to fore by California vote
Washington Post, December 26, 2007
Radiation disclosure urged
Reuters/Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 26, 2007

Spotlight: The New Rainmakers Nursing staff shifting from cost center to profit center. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning, this video also features the week's top healthcare news stories.] Read More

Today's Sections

Business
Cancer fight goes nuclear, with heavy price tag
New York Times, December 26, 2007

SSM Healthcare-St. Louis to restructure
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 21, 2007

Cardiology practice affiliates with Nashville's Saint Thomas
The Tennessean, December 26, 2007
Health Plans
Cigna stands by decision on transplant
Los Angeles Times, December 26, 2007

Healthcare pushed to fore by California vote
Washington Post, December 26, 2007

Healthcare expansions hit roadblocks
New York Times, December 26, 2007

Medicare chief on road again to plug prescription drug plans
Boston Globe, December 26, 2007
Physicians
Doctors may soon offer what alcoholics need (if not what they want)
Los Angeles Times, December 26, 2007

Finding Alzheimer's before a mind fails
New York Times, December 26, 2007

7 medical myths even doctors believe
LiveScience/Yahoo, December 26, 2007
Federal Government
Childrenís health insurance hits wall on growth
AP/The Tennessean, December 26, 2007
Technology
Radiation disclosure urged
Reuters/Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 26, 2007
Legal
Blue Cross of Texas to pay $4.5 million to end legal dispute
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, December 21, 2007
Pharmaceutical
Wyeth heartburn drug is challenged
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 26, 2007
State/Local Government
Los Angeles-area hospitalís nurses vote to join CNA
Los Angeles Business Journal, December 21, 2007
Global Healthcare News
Effort to defeat polio faces unique challenges
Washington Post, December 26, 2007

Magazine: The New Rainmakers
Think nurse staffing is just a necessary cost to be absorbed? Nurses have a bigger hand in profitability than you think. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Magazine
December 13, 2007

Commentary: Mail Call
It's the season for giving so I thought I'd share with you some of the feedback that readers have so generously e-mailed the past few months. You've had a lot to say--on everything from blogs to infectious disease to firing people. Most of it nice, some of not, but all of it thought-provoking. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
December 21, 2007

Commentary: The Mission
Frequently I include my discussions with industry insiders in this space, but as we approach the holiday season, I decided that it is fitting to share with you some thoughts from a physician leader who is serving our country in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
December 20, 2007

Audio: The Science of Sleep
Phil Pin, senior vice president for administration and CFO of ProHealth Physicians, Inc., discusses the financial decision-making process for adding a sleep apnea service line to his 200-physician primary care practice. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
December 20, 2007





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