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Cleveland Clinic discloses doctors' industry ties
New York Times, December 3, 2008
West Penn health system making cuts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 2, 2008
Miami Beach's Mount Sinai expects operating losses to double
Miami Herald, December 2, 2008
Maryland-based Adventist HealthCare undeterred by Holy Cross plan
Washington Post, December 3, 2008
Medical residents should sleep after 16 hours, experts urge
Washington Post, December 3, 2008

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Today's Sections

Physicians
Cleveland Clinic discloses doctors' industry ties
New York Times, December 3, 2008

Medical residents should sleep after 16 hours, experts urge
Washington Post, December 3, 2008

Connecticut doctors' malpractice premiums likely to remain stable
Hartford Courant, December 3, 2008
Business
West Penn health system making cuts
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 2, 2008

Miami Beach's Mount Sinai expects operating losses to double
Miami Herald, December 2, 2008

Maryland-based Adventist HealthCare undeterred by Holy Cross plan
Washington Post, December 3, 2008

Laid-off healthcare professionals in high demand at Texas job fair
Houston Chronicle, December 2, 2008
State/Local Government
States seek slice of federal bailout for Medicaid
Wall Street Journal (blog), December 3, 2008

Baylor Health Care System wants to transform Dallas center into diabetes institute
Dallas Morning News, December 3, 2008
Federal Government
Lobbies backing health reforms
Boston Globe, December 3, 2008
Health Plans
Major insurer casts off long-term-care policies
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), December 3, 2008

UnitedHealth to insure the right to insurance
New York Times, December 3, 2008
Legal
Hospital suspends worker who failed to report NFL star's gunshot wound
CNN.com, December 2, 2008

Former UCLA hospital worker admits selling records
AP/Yahoo News, December 2, 2008

Two West Tennessee hospitals agree to Medicare settlement
AP/The Tennessean, December 3, 2008

Lawsuit: University of Texas Medical Branch secret meeting was illegal
Houston Chronicle, December 2, 2008
Finance
Emdeon launches healthcare efficiency index
The Tennessean, December 3, 2008
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Audio: Device Dysfunctionality
John Bardis, chairman, president and CEO of MedAssets, discusses a variety of issues facing healthcare. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
December 1, 2008

Magazine: Worth the Dues?
Despite a prominent hospital association departure in Massachusetts, other leaders say the benefits of membership still justify the cost. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Magazine
November 2008

Contributed Feature: Service Line Management: Three Principles That Separate the Winners from the Losers
Three key strategies to effective service line management are skillful leadership, clear goals and accountability, and results measurement. Unfortunately, those are the areas that hospitals and health systems struggle with the most, says HealthLeaders contributor Keith T. Pryor. Keith T. Pryor, for HealthLeaders Media
November 21, 2008

Magazine: The State of the HIO
A new survey finds a growing number of health information organizations are showing positive financial returns, but significant challenges remain. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Magazine
November 2008





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