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Schwarzenegger grapples with new medical insurance laws
Los Angeles Times, September 29, 2008
Philadelphia-area cancer patients are getting more choices
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 29, 2008
Baylor Health Care System reveals funding plans for Dallas cancer center
Dallas Morning News, September 29, 2008
Companies pay Mayo Clinic prices to save on healthcare costs
Bloomberg News, September 29, 2008
Medicare Grants DNV Healthcare Deeming Authority for U.S. Hospitals
By Matt Phillion, for HealthLeaders Media, September 26, 2008

Spotlight: From Marcus Welby to Gregory House If physicians could be characterized solely based on television stereotypes, the difference between today's doctors and yesterday's would be stark. Read More

Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Schwarzenegger grapples with new medical insurance laws
Los Angeles Times, September 29, 2008

IL governor can't expand state-subsidized healthcare without lawmakers' approval, court rules
Chicago Tribune, September 29, 2008

Georgia legislators to discuss trauma care
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 29, 2008

Michigan doctors back bills to report unfit drivers
AP/Chicago Tribune, September 29, 2008
Business
Philadelphia-area cancer patients are getting more choices
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 29, 2008

Memorial at heart of healthcare in Florida's South Broward Hospital District
Miami Herald, September 29, 2008

Baylor Health Care System reveals funding plans for Dallas cancer center
Dallas Morning News, September 29, 2008

Universal Health Services Inc. founder sees potential for hospital growth
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 29, 2008
Health Plans
Companies pay Mayo Clinic prices to save on healthcare costs
Bloomberg News, September 29, 2008

Connecticut seniors could face sizable Medigap rate increases
Hartford Courant, September 29, 2008
Federal Government
Medicare Grants DNV Healthcare Deeming Authority for U.S. Hospitals
By Matt Phillion, for HealthLeaders Media, September 26, 2008
Election 2008
Rivals' prescriptions for an ailing system
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 29, 2008

The shifting tax implications of McCain's health plan
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 29, 2008
Physicians
Doctors learn dollars, cents of healthcare
The Tennessean, September 29, 2008

Report: Patient harm from problem 'handoffs' is common
HealthDay/Washington Post, September 29, 2008

Commentary: Forget the Moon, Focus on the Patient
The healthcare industry is definitely ripe for innovation. Now is the perfect time to put on your thinking cap and come up with that Wow! idea that will transform healthcare and propel your organization into an elite class of innovators. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
September 26, 2008

Audio: Time is right for CDH
Frank Hone, founder and CEO of Healthcentric Partners, Inc., a healthcare consumerism strategy and training company, talks about what is needed to educate a healthcare consumer and why the environment is right for consumer-driven healthcare. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
September 24, 2008

Magazine: Soldiers in the Hospital
A Virginia health system looks to a partnership with the Army Reserve to help fill staffing needs. Justine Murphy, for HealthLeaders Magazine
September 2008

Contributed Feature: Uncompensated Care is a $31 Billion Problem Waiting to Be Solved
HealthLeaders contributor Ricardo Guggenheim, MD, discusses why health systems should pay for outpatient care for uninsured patients with chronic diseases. Not only can it help control costs, he says, but it also helps hospitals better manage the medical needs of patients in their community. Ricardo Guggenheim, MD, for HealthLeaders Media
September 26, 2008





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