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California steps up scrutiny of insurers
Los Angeles Times, January 30, 2008
Wisconsin health system drops bid for affiliate
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 29, 2008
Health costs hinder overhaul
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 30, 2008
Some Florida walk-in clinics spread as others close down
Miami Herald, January 30, 2008
Loyola University Health System acquiring Illinois hospital
Chicago Tribune, January 30, 2008

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Today's Sections

Health Plans
California steps up scrutiny of insurers
Los Angeles Times, January 30, 2008
Business
Wisconsin health system drops bid for affiliate
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 29, 2008

Some Florida walk-in clinics spread as others close down
Miami Herald, January 30, 2008

Loyola University Health System acquiring Illinois hospital
Chicago Tribune, January 30, 2008
Trends
Health costs hinder overhaul
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 30, 2008

Cold meds send 7,000 kids to hospitals
Washington Post, January 30, 2008
State/Local Government
Bill 'over,' but California governor won't give up
San Francisco Chronicle, January 30, 2008

Atlanta hospital board's chief to lead hospital
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 30, 2008
Federal Government
VA: 19 deaths in Illinois traced to care
AP/The Baltimore Sun, January 29, 2008
Pharmaceutical
Pfizer seeks to prevent HIV
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 30, 2008
Physicians
When a murderer wants to practice medicine
New York Times, January 30, 2008

Pediatricians' group wants TV show canceled
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 30, 2008
Legal
Indiana nurses file whistleblowing suit against jail company
Indianapolis Star, January 29, 2008
Research
In spinal device research, questions on conflicts
New York Times, January 30, 2008

Study says hand gel not enough to curb hospital infections
AP/South Florida Sun-Sentinel, January 29, 2008
Commentary
Expectations of physicians vary widely
Sacramento Bee, January 29, 2008

Audio: Moving Beyond Predictive Modeling
Jim Kerr, vice president of business development at CareGuide, talks about going beyond claims-based predictive modeling to a hybrid model that includes health surveys and effective coaching. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
January 23, 2008

Contributed Feature: Healthcare Industry Challenges for 2008--An Insider's Perspective
Barry Calogero, president of Tefen USA, a management consulting firm specializing in healthcare, discusses the most significant issues facing healthcare leaders in 2008. Barry Calogero, for HealthLeaders Media
January 25, 2008

Audio: Why Physicians Leave
Brian McCartie, regional VP with Cejka Search, discusses physician turnover trends based on Cejka's annual physician retention survey. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
January 28, 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





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