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Panel kills Schwarzenegger's health plan
Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2008
Too much staff, too few patients, says Pennsylvania hospital's chief
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 28, 2008
St. Louis medical center eyeing new employment system for ER docs
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 28, 2008
Hospital system receives exception to Louisiana hiring freeze
New Orleans Times-Picayune, January 28, 2008
Two California hospitals got millions, spent little on charity
San Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 2008

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Panel kills Schwarzenegger's health plan
Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2008

Atlanta hospital deal has another hurdle
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 29, 2008
Community Hospitals
Too much staff, too few patients, says Pennsylvania hospital's chief
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 28, 2008
Hospital News
St. Louis medical center eyeing new employment system for ER docs
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 28, 2008
Business
Hospital system receives exception to Louisiana hiring freeze
New Orleans Times-Picayune, January 28, 2008

Two California hospitals got millions, spent little on charity
San Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 2008

Operator of walk-in clinics shuts 23 located in Wal-Mart stores
New York Times, January 29, 2008

Health system, clinic look to grow in Texas
Houston Chronicle, January 28, 2008

Workers at Pittsburgh hospital approve three year contract
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 28, 2008

Nemours buys land in Orlando, FL
Orlando Sentinel, January 28, 2008
Health Plans
Study: Most small firms don't offer health insurance
Washington Post, January 29, 2008
Trends
Board game provides training and insight for hospital staff
Hartford Courant, January 29, 2008

Medical schools prepare for "silver tsunami"
Reuters/Yahoo News, January 29, 2008

New respect between Eastern, Western medicine
Washington Post, January 29, 2008

Doctors too quick to blame obese patients' ills on fat, studies suggest
Washington Post, January 29, 2008
Legal
California health plan faces fines of $1.33 billion
Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2008

Administrator at Kaiser's Fresno, CA, hospital steps down
Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2008
Technology
Grant to help connect Evansville, IN, with statewide health network
AP/Chicago Tribune, January 29, 2008

Internet helps doctor get back to basics
Reuters/Washington Post, January 29, 2008

Video: Making the ED Work
The model of a stand-alone department lacks efficiency and limits opportunity. Plus, news on Cleveland Clinic, nurse recruitment, and more. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] HealthLeaders Media
January 24, 2008

Magazine: Why Is The ED Such A Pain?
The emergency department has a culture all its own with a unique set of challenges to match. It's also your hospital's window to the community. So you'd better make it work. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
January 2008

Contributed Feature: ePrescribing and its Impact on Care Management
Still under-used, electronic prescriptions benefit patients and everyone in the healthcare food chain, says contributor Marybeth Regan. Marybeth Regan, for HealthLeaders Media
January 28, 2008

Audio: Strategy Trumps Finance
Spectrum Health CFO Michael Freed says strategy trumps finance. To be effective in modern times, a CFO has to develop a financial plan that helps the CEO achieve the goals he's outlined in his strategy. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
January 28, 2008





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