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Hopkins says CareFirst owes $2 million in claims
Baltimore Business Journal, June 3, 2008
Congress may prod doctors toward electronic prescriptions
AP/Boston Globe, June 4, 2008
Connecticut governor urged to delay new health plan for uninsured adults
Hartford Courant, June 4, 2008
New York City hospital says it will close if it can't build tower
New York Times, June 4, 2008
Hospital seeks to grow at University of North Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer, June 3, 2008

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Today's Sections

Legal
Hopkins says CareFirst owes $2 million in claims
Baltimore Business Journal, June 3, 2008
Technology
Congress may prod doctors toward electronic prescriptions
AP/Boston Globe, June 4, 2008

ONC releases plan for advancing health information technology
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, June 4, 2008
State/Local Government
Connecticut governor urged to delay new health plan for uninsured adults
Hartford Courant, June 4, 2008
Business
New York City hospital says it will close if it can't build tower
New York Times, June 4, 2008

Hospital seeks to grow at University of North Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer, June 3, 2008

Boston Medical Center gets $15 million gift for new ambulatory center
Boston Business Journal, June 4, 2008

Two Kansas centers team up for cancer care
Kansas City Star, June 4, 2008
Health Plans
Seattle-based Group Health plans to raise rates
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 4, 2008
Physicians
California medical schools earn A's in conflict grading
San Francisco Chronicle, June 4, 2008

University of Texas Southwestern gets a B in study of drug industry conflicts of interest
Dallas Morning News, June 4, 2008

Commentary: Primary care has rewards despite hassles
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), June 4, 2008

Study questions value of ICU physicians with special training
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 3, 2008
Trends
A 'drug drought' for pregnant women
USA Today, June 4, 2008

Heart failure patients overestimate their life expectancy
HealthDay/Washington Post, June 4, 2008

Audio: Using IT to Boost Profitability
James Saul, MD, describes how an EMR boosted profitability at his 3-member internal medicine practice in Parma, OH. Saul presented at the 2008 TEPR conference. Gary Baldwin, for HealthLeaders Media
May 27, 2008

Commentary: Ethical Considerations for Medical Travel
As global healthcare evolves, the industry will find ways to resolve ethical concerns, provide more healthcare options to those in need, and help to further develop emerging countries. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
June 3, 2008

Magazine: Undue Influence?
As scrutiny of pharmaceutical companies' relationships with providers intensifies, should your hospital immunize itself against pharma marketing? Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Magazine
May 2008

Contributed Feature: Physician Network Wins Support for E-Prescribing
Contributor Al Juocys, DO, describes how Michigan has advanced in electronic medication orders. Al Juocys, DO, for HealthLeaders Media
May 2008





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