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Tenet Healthcare fourth quarter loss narrows
AP/Yahoo News, February 27, 2008
Governor decries U.S. limits on Massachusetts healthcare
Boston Globe, February 27, 2008
Atlanta hospital clears 'major hurdle'
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 27, 2008
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to manage hospital in Ireland
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2008
Senate panel to question payments to surgeons
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), February 27, 2008

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Today's Sections

Business
Tenet Healthcare fourth quarter loss narrows
AP/Yahoo News, February 27, 2008

Issuers ask SEC for break amid auction-rate woes
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), February 27, 2008

Detroit Medical Center moves to end fight with WSU
Detroit Free Press, February 27, 2008

Condo owners support sale to Seattle hospital for expansion
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 27, 2008
Federal Government
Governor decries U.S. limits on Massachusetts healthcare
Boston Globe, February 27, 2008

Senate panel to question payments to surgeons
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), February 27, 2008

Arizona governor seeks ban on new Medicaid rules
Reuters/Yahoo News, February 27, 2008

Senate passes bill on Indian healthcare
AP/Yahoo News, February 26, 2008

Senators denounce hospital story
Forbes.com, February 26, 2008
State/Local Government
Atlanta hospital clears 'major hurdle'
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 27, 2008

Illinois governor's health plan blocked again
Chicago Tribune, February 27, 2008
Global Healthcare News
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to manage hospital in Ireland
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 26, 2008
Election 2008
Obama and Clinton clash in debate on healthcare
Reuters/Yahoo News, February 27, 2008
Technology
Cerner teams up to make high-tech hospital beds
Kansas City Star, February 26, 2008
Commentary
Markets and Medicare
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), February 26, 2008
Legal
Surgeon accused in death of patient to get organs
New York Times, February 27, 2008

Commentary: Readers Write
I wanted to share some of the correspondence I have received lately. The reactions to my piece, "Are IT Vendors Losing Their Marbles," are especially appropriate during HIMSS week. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Media
February 26, 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

HIMSS 2008: Vanderbilt among Microsoft winners
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology was among the organizations recognized in a contest sponsored by Microsoft. Vanderbilt claimed top honors in the inpatient record category. HealthLeaders Media
February 26, 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





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