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Hearing set on HCA Virginia hospital
Washington Post, November 3, 2008
In a sickly real estate market, medical offices a healthier asset
AP/Yahoo News, November 3, 2008
Johnson Memorial lays off 55 ahead of Eastern Connecticut Health Network merger
Hartford Courant, November 3, 2008
Parkland hospital bond issue adds a step to ballot for straight-ticket Texas voters
Dallas Morning News, November 3, 2008
OIG Criticizes CMS' Lack of Security Rule Oversight, Implementation
Andrea Kraynak, CPC-A, for Briefings on HIPAA, October 31, 200

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Today's Sections

State/Local Government
Hearing set on HCA Virginia hospital
Washington Post, November 3, 2008

Parkland hospital bond issue adds a step to ballot for straight-ticket Texas voters
Dallas Morning News, November 3, 2008

New Jersey eyes help for patients after medical errors
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, November 3, 2008

California board knew of nurses' criminal records but took years to act
Los Angeles Times, November 3, 2008
Business
In a sickly real estate market, medical offices a healthier asset
AP/Yahoo News, November 3, 2008

Johnson Memorial lays off 55 ahead of Eastern Connecticut Health Network merger
Hartford Courant, November 3, 2008

Western Pennsylvania hospital plans $3 million renovation
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, November 3, 2008

Aetna inks deal with Orlando Health physicians
Orlando Business Journal, October 31, 2008
Federal Government
AARP questioned on health plans
USA Today, November 3, 2008

CMS Releases 2009 OPPS Final Rule
Bryn Evans, November 3, 2008

OIG Criticizes CMS' Lack of Security Rule Oversight, Implementation
Andrea Kraynak, CPC-A, for Briefings on HIPAA, October 31, 2008
Global Healthcare News
A guide for Americans seeking affordable medical treatment abroad
Los Angeles Times, November 3, 2008
Legal
Lance Poulsen of National Century Financial Enterprises convicted
Los Angeles Times, November 3, 2008
Physicians
America's pending shortage of cancer doctors
HealthDay/Washington Post, November 3, 2008
Trends
Texas leads nation in number of uninsured children, study says
Austin Business Journal, October 31, 2008
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Commentary: Obama vs. McCain: Readers Weigh In
I received more e-mail from readers about my recent column covering the Obama and McCain healthcare reform plans than anything else I've written this year, and I'd like to share some of that feedback. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
October 30, 2008

Audio: How Population Health Can Help in the Medical Home
Tracey Moorhead, president and CEO of DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance, discusses the opportunities for population health improvement and DM companies in a medical home and the changes they may need to make. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
October 29, 2008

Top Leadership Teams: Living the Mission
Pamela Morris, president and CEO of CareSource Management Group, talks about how winning the 2008 Top Leadership Teams in Healthcare award for health plans recognizes the commitment CareSource has made to consumers. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
October 28, 2008

Contributed Feature: Improving Quality in the Group Practice
Contributor and practice management consultant Leif Beck offers suggestions for improving quality in medical group practices that are built primarily around rewarding productivity. Leif C. Beck, JD, CHBC, for HealthLeaders Media
October 30, 2008





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