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Grady Memorial bills other counties for millions
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 28, 2009
Some fear window is narrow for healthcare overhaul
Boston Globe, January 28, 2009
States take aim at Medicaid
Wall Street Journal, January 28, 2009
Emergency room doctors sue state of California
Los Angeles Times, January 28, 2009
Naperville, IL, hospital given green light for emergency center
Chicago Tribune, January 28, 2009

Spotlight: They're From the Government, and They're here to Help I thought of that phrase after seeing details on how the $825 billion Obama stimulus bill would be divvied up. There's a lot of healthcare in the bill, but there's precious little healthcare reform. Read More

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Business
Grady Memorial bills other counties for millions
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 28, 2009

Naperville, IL, hospital given green light for emergency center
Chicago Tribune, January 28, 2009

Leaders of healthcare workers union are relieved of duty
Los Angeles Times, January 28, 2009

Medical offices: A nice, staid corner of real estate
New York Times, January 28, 2009
Federal Government
Some fear window is narrow for healthcare overhaul
Boston Globe, January 28, 2009

Relief seen for jobless and states in healthcare plan
New York Times, January 28, 2009

GOP amendment falls short on health bill
AP/Yahoo News, January 28, 2009

Nashville leads effort to combine health payments
The Tennessean, January 28, 2009
State/Local Government
States take aim at Medicaid
Wall Street Journal, January 28, 2009

Healthcare advocates ask for San Francisco tax vote
San Francisco Chronicle, January 28, 2009

Infection rate in Baltimore levels off, but some areas still up
Baltimore Sun, January 27, 2009
Legal
Emergency room doctors sue state of California
Los Angeles Times, January 28, 2009

California health insurers discriminate against women, lawsuit contends
Los Angeles Times, January 28, 2009

UPMC cited for death on rooftop
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 27, 2009
Physicians
Doctors at Nashville-based Saint Thomas raise concerns
The Tennessean, January 28, 2009

America's top hospitals cut patient death rate 27%
HealthDay/Washington Post, January 28, 2009
Global Healthcare News
U.S. doctors face challenges in crippled Gaza
AP/Yahoo News, January 28, 2009
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Commentary: Get Ready for Big Labor's Big Push
The election of President Barack Obama and the power shift in Congress towards Democrats means that organized labor will have new friends in high places. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
January 26, 2009

New! Lead Time Blog: Can 50,000 Workers Reinvent Themselves?
Home Depot announced it was cutting 7,000 positions and closing its Expo Design stores nationwide. It was the first cut of a very bad Monday that saw almost 50,000 job cuts, bringing the total for the new year to 185,00 and on pace to match 2008's loss of 2.6 million if the slide continues. Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media
January 27, 2009

Audio: Achieve Optimal Telemedicine Outcomes
Randall S. Moore, MD, chairman and CEO of American TeleCare, talks about why he thinks offering government subsidies to telehealth providers would be a mistake. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Media
January 27, 2009

Contributed Feature: Where's the Value in Healthcare?
Patients today seek healthcare information and treatment from a variety of sources like health information Web sites, social networks, and the more traditional physician office. HealthLeaders contributor John Morrow offers five strategies that healthcare executives can use to better demonstrate their organization's value to these newly empowered consumers. John Morrow, for HealthLeaders Media
January 23, 2009





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