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Akron (OH) General Medical Center cries foul on rival hospital
Akron Beacon Journal, August 27, 2008
SEC probes West Penn Allegheny's $73 million revenue write-down
Pittsburgh Business Times, August 28, 2008
Report: Hospital costs slow under pressure by insurers
Bloomberg News/Denver Post, August 28, 2008
Lower court's ruling on Urbana, IL, hospital reversed
Chicago Tribune, August 28, 2008
Nonprofit hospitals flex pricing power
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), August 28, 2008

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Today's Sections

Business
Akron (OH) General Medical Center cries foul on rival hospital
Akron Beacon Journal, August 27, 2008

Report: Hospital costs slow under pressure by insurers
Bloomberg News/Denver Post, August 28, 2008

Nonprofit hospitals flex pricing power
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), August 28, 2008

Disney, Florida Hospital team up for kids
Orlando Business Journal, August 28, 2008
Legal
SEC probes West Penn Allegheny's $73 million revenue write-down
Pittsburgh Business Times, August 28, 2008

Lower court's ruling on Urbana, IL, hospital reversed
Chicago Tribune, August 28, 2008
Hospital News
Denver-based system to continue Ask-A-Nurse program
Denver Business Journal, August 28, 2008

Pontiac, MI, hospital out of cash
Detroit Free Press, August 28, 2008
Health Plans
Let childless get Medicaid, Iowa leader exhorts
Des Moines Register, August 28, 2008

Economy may stall push for healthcare
USA Today, August 28, 2008
State/Local Government
Health insurance venture propels Massachusetts to top of the list
Boston Globe, August 28, 2008

Panel on Pennsylvania health reform focuses on price tag
AP/Forbes, August 28, 2008

New Howard County, MD, health official set to build from ground up
Baltimore Sun, August 28, 2008

Candidate outlines healthcare proposal for Missouri
Kansas City Star, August 27, 2008
Technology
Long-distance healthcare cuts costs, can improve outcomes
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 27, 2008

Commentary: HR: Healthcare's In-House Private Eyes
Fingering the next serial killer might sound like a job best suited for CSI, but in the organized chaos that is the typical healthcare organization, the best gumshoe might just be you. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
August 22, 2008

Commentary: How Noise Can Cost Your Hospital
Since technology is often blamed for the increase in hospital noise over the last few decades, I'm curious about how it's also being used to communicate quietly. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Media
August 26, 2008

Magazine: Find Your Assets
A growing number of hospitals are testing the waters of patient- and equipment-tracking technology. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Magazine
August 12, 2008

Audio: Individual Insurance Abounds
Fred Karutz, senior vice president of business development of Norvax, an online health insurance technology company, talks about the individual market and how the shift to individual policies is affecting healthcare. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
August 20, 2008





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