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Recession is crippling hospitals
Washington Post, December 27, 2008
A handshake that made healthcare history
Boston Globe, December 29, 2008
Proposed bill could mean tax break for doctors
Kansas City Star, December 29, 2008
Family sues Cigna over denied transplant
Yahoo News, December 26, 2008
Medicare fraud focus may shift to patients
San Francisco Chronicle, December 25, 2008

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Today's Sections

Finance
MA Medical Security Program growth spikes as economy tanks
Boston Globe, December 28, 2008

Recession is crippling hospitals
Washington Post, December 27, 2008
Research
Medical devices don't communicate with each other
Boston Globe, December 29, 2008

Obesity surgery reverses teen diabetes
Washington Post, December 29, 2008
Legal
Medicare fraud focus may shift to patients
San Francisco Chronicle, December 25, 2008

Family sues Cigna over denied transplant
Yahoo News, December 26, 2008
Federal Government
Report: OSHA health oversight ebbed under Bush
Washington Post, December 28, 2008

Proposed bill could mean tax break for doctors
Kansas City Star, December 29, 2008
Health Plans

A handshake that made healthcare history
Boston Globe, December 28, 2008

Medicare waiting period draws flack
Yahoo News, December 23, 2008

Hospital News
After expanion, ER usage up but waiting time stabilized
Hartford Courant, December 29, 2008

UConn Health Center ponders building new hospital
Hartford Courant, December 29, 2008

Texas physician named "Country Doctor of the Year"
Yahoo News, December 29, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Plastic surgery booming in Venezuela
Miami Herald, December 29, 2008

Audio: What Can Your Hospital Learn from Other Industries?
Diane Stover of Memorial Hospital and Health System in South Bend, IN, talks about how healthcare organizations can benefit from conducting "innovisits" with companies in other industries.
Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
December 23, 2008

Magazine: Did You Say Know or No?
Advances in speech recognition technology are helping providers automate the dictation process. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
December 12, 2008

Commentary: Are You Shirking Your Responsibility?
The cornerstone of hospital mission statements nationwide is to provide quality healthcare to the community. But which members of the community? Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
December 19, 2008

Commentary: Aetna Awarded Dubai Contract
The Dubai Health Authority has selected Aetna to provide health management programs and services to outpatient care practices beginning January 1, 2009. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
December 12, 2008





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