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Delaware doctors to monitor Maryland ICU patients electronically
Washington Post, April 29, 2008
Health official: New fees in New Jersey may lead poor to skip care
Philadelphia Inquirer, April 29, 2008
Trapped in a waiting game at Texas' JPS
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, April 28, 2008
North Carolina Medical Board may put malpractice settlement info online
Triangle Business Journal, April 28, 2008
Across U.S., anxiety over access to patient records
USA Today, April 29, 2008

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Today's Sections

Technology
Delaware doctors to monitor Maryland ICU patients electronically
Washington Post, April 29, 2008

Are medical records at risk?
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), April 29, 2008

Virtual office visits appeal to patients, physicians, insurers
Orlando Sentinel, April 28, 2008
State/Local Government
Health official: New fees in New Jersey may lead poor to skip care
Philadelphia Inquirer, April 29, 2008

Michigan bill would give motorists choice in medical coverage
AP/Chicago Tribune, April 29, 2008

North Carolina denies Franklin County hospital's bid to move
Raleigh News & Observer, April 28, 2008
Business
Trapped in a waiting game at Texas' JPS
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, April 28, 2008

Separate managed-care deals ordered for Illinois hospitals
Chicago Tribune, April 29, 2008

Cuts coming to Somerville (MA) Hospital
Boston Globe, April 29, 2008
Legal
North Carolina Medical Board may put malpractice settlement info online
Triangle Business Journal, April 28, 2008
Trends
Across U.S., anxiety over access to patient records
USA Today, April 29, 2008

Polls show healthcare a growing concern
San Francisco Chronicle, April 29, 2008

Broad coalition decries healthcare dysfunction
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 28, 2008

As doctors get a life, strains show
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), April 29, 2008
Election 2008
McCain seeks tax credit for healthcare
AP/Yahoo News, April 29, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Philippines health officials: No kidneys for foreigners
AP/Yahoo News, April 29, 2008

Commentary: Convenient Care
Experts predict "medical tourism," a seemingly crazy idea for retired bargain hunters, will soon become "globalized healthcare." Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
April 25, 2008

Audio: Different Models
In part two of a three-part interview, James Hartert, MD, MS, Chief Medical Officer for MinuteClinic, discusses the nurse practitioner model and the physician-staffed model for convenient care clinics. Bob Wertz, for HealthLeaders Media
April 24, 2008

Commentary: The Bigger Picture: Seeing Beyond the Bottom Line for Business
VHA Inc. is introducing its Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability Scorecard as a way for healthcare companies—for-profit or nonprofit—to show accountability, sustainability, and transparency for its business. Curt Nonomaque, VHA's president and CEO, says businesses need to be able to see beyond the bottom line to achieve the benefits from such a focus. Curt Nonomaque, for HealthLeaders Media
April 28, 2008

Magazine: Advocate for the Little Guy
As the new chair for the AHA's Section for Small or Rural Hospitals, Kathleen Hoeft aims to give rural hospitals a national voice. Ben Cole, for HealthLeaders Magazine
April 2008





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