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Waterbury (CT) Hospital retains heart center
Hartford Courant, September 2, 2008
Whistle-blowers help U.S. recoup $9.3 billion from healthcare providers
AP/Yahoo News, September 2, 2008
New CEO to take helm of Grady
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 2, 2008
Health costs to see hefty jump in Nashville area
The Tennessean, September 2, 2008
Virginia-based Carilion buys imaging and surgery centers
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 2, 2008

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Today's Sections

Business
Waterbury (CT) Hospital retains heart center
Hartford Courant, September 2, 2008

New CEO to take helm of Grady
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 2, 2008

Virginia-based Carilion buys imaging and surgery centers
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 2, 2008

WellStar, Kennesaw State University enhance nursing partnership
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 2, 2008
Legal
Whistle-blowers help U.S. recoup $9.3 billion from healthcare providers
AP/Yahoo News, September 2, 2008

Three confess to role in South Florida Medicare fraud
Miami Herald, September 2, 2008

Las Vegas hospital workers file complaint about care
AP/San Francisco Chronicle, August 29, 2008
Health Plans
Health costs to see hefty jump in Nashville area
The Tennessean, September 2, 2008

Federal judge approves Ford healthcare trust
AP/Chicago Tribune, September 2, 2008

Extra pounds mean insurance fees for Alabama workers
Associated Press, August 29, 2008
Physicians
Doctors in Massachusetts geriatric program pay calls at elderly residences
Boston Globe, September 2, 2008

Study: Drug sales may not benefit from ads directed to patients
USA Today, September 2, 2008

Yakima, WA, medical school to open two more colleges
AP/Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 29, 2008
Hospital News
New Orleans hospitals evacuating high-risk patients
Washington Post, September 2, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Zimbabwe doctors' advice: Don't get sick
AP/Yahoo News, September 2, 2008

Audio: ICD-10 Woes
Robert Tenant, senior policy advisor with MGMA, discusses the CMS proposed timeline for implementing the ICD-10 code set and explains the administrative burden it could place on medical practices. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
August 28, 2008

Audio: OR Scheduling Revisited
Kathryn Hays, MSN, RN, CNOR, senior clinical director of the OR at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center discusses how they improved efficiency in their operating rooms and process improvement strategies. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
August 29, 2008

Magazine: Find Your Assets
A growing number of hospitals are testing the waters of patient- and equipment-tracking technology. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Magazine
August 2008

Contributed Feature: The Recruiting Challenge for Internal Medicine
Contributors Allen Dye and Troy Fowler from physician search firm Merritt, Hawkins & Associates examine factors that make internal medicine one of the most challenging specialties to recruit and offer suggestions for attracting internists in today's market. Allen Dye and Troy Fowler, for HealthLeaders Media
August 28, 2008





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