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West Penn Allegheny Health System overstated payments
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 29, 2008
UConn Health Center seeks hospital partners
Hartford Courant, July 30, 2008
Los Angeles County supervisors refuse to provide details on King-Harbor workers
Los Angeles Times, July 30, 2008
Most Massachusetts botched surgeries done on spine
Boston Globe, July 30, 2008
Minnesota governor unveils plan to revamp healthcare system in the state
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 30, 2008

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Today's Sections

Business
West Penn Allegheny Health System overstated payments
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 29, 2008

UConn Health Center seeks hospital partners
Hartford Courant, July 30, 2008

Nashville-based Healthcare Management adds service through partnership
The Tennessean, July 30, 2008

Pennsylvania-based Universal Health reports income increase
Philadelphia Inquirer, July 30, 2008
State/Local Government
Los Angeles County supervisors refuse to provide details on King-Harbor workers
Los Angeles Times, July 30, 2008

Minnesota governor unveils plan to revamp healthcare system in the state
Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 30, 2008

Nevada panel considers health standards and sanctions
AP/San Francisco Chronicle, July 30, 2008

Massachusetts House proposes $89 million in health fees
AP/Boston Globe, July 30, 2008

State: Atlanta hospital CEO didn't report all gifts
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 30, 2008

Parties debate Missouri healthcare proposal
St. Louis Post Dispatch, July 29, 2008
Physicians
Most Massachusetts botched surgeries done on spine
Boston Globe, July 30, 2008

Major OB/GYN group in Chicago is splitting up
Chicago Tribune, July 30, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Overpaid executives running the NHS like a supermarket, leading UK surgeon claims
The Daily Mail, July 30, 2008

A group rate for Korean medical travel
The Korea Times, July 29, 2008
Election 2008
Nashvillians work to bring healthcare to forefront of election
The Tennessean, July 30, 2008

Commentary: Memo to Voters: Go Tax Yourself
In its quest to replace a 54-year-old facility, Dallas's Parkland Hospital has called for a bond election this fall. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
July 28, 2008

Audio: Reverse Globalization
Kaveh Safavi, MD, JD, chief medical officer at Thomson Reuters' Center for Healthcare Improvement, discusses how technology might impact global healthcare and the looming physician shortage. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
July 29, 2008

Magazine: Tricky Mergers
When two healthcare organizations become one, combining management teams used to doing things their own way can be a delicate process. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
July 2008

Contributed Feature: Improving the Transition from Hospital to Home
The transition from a hospital to home can be difficult for patients, as some find new or worsening symptoms within just days of being discharged. To deal with such cases, and ideally prevent them altogether, the handling of patient transition must improve. Adam Singer, MD, for HealthLeaders Media
July 17, 2008





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