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Dwindling number of independent hospitals in Greater Cleveland struggle to survive
Cleveland Plain Dealer, August 4, 2008
UConn Health Care Center has five suitors
Hartford Courant, August 5, 2008
New York hospitals create outcry in foreign deal
New York Times, August 5, 2008
Holy Cross develops proposal to build hospital in Germantown, MD
Washington Post, August 5, 2008
More UCLA Medical Center employees peeked at celebrities' records, state says
Los Angeles Times, August 5, 2008

Spotlight: Pry That Scan Away At Your Own Risk Diagnostic imaging can catch disease at its earliest stages, and carries the potential for saving lives. But health plans sometimes view the procedure as an unnecessary expense. Read More

Today's Sections

Business
Dwindling number of independent hospitals in Greater Cleveland struggle to survive
Cleveland Plain Dealer, August 4, 2008

Holy Cross develops proposal to build hospital in Germantown, MD
Washington Post, August 5, 2008

Columbus, IN, hospital reopens flood-damaged ER
AP/Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2008

Hospital plans to build over FDR Drive in New York City, but foes fear traffic
New York City, August 5, 2008

Jefferson Medical Center buys Bethel Park, PA, facility
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 4, 2008
Finance
UConn Health Care Center has five suitors
Hartford Courant, August 5, 2008

Grady CEO faces deficit, patient loss
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 5, 2008

Cape Cod Healthcare to cut 169 positions
Boston Globe, August 5, 2008
Physicians
New York hospitals create outcry in foreign deal
New York Times, August 5, 2008
Legal
More UCLA Medical Center employees peeked at celebrities' records, state says
Los Angeles Times, August 5, 2008
State/Local Government
Connecticut governor defends Charter Oak plan
Hartford Courant, August 5, 2008

Pittsburgh could see Philadelphia hospital tax
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 4, 2008
Health Plans
Millions with chronic disease get little to no treatment
New York Times, August 5, 2008
Technology
University of California doctors treat inmates through video program
Sacramento Bee, August 4, 2008

Video game on a 'Re-Mission' to help kids with cancer
USA Today, August 4, 2008

Audio: Certifying Need
Deborah Kolb-Collier, a senior principal in the strategy and planning practice at the Noblis Center for Health Innovation, discusses certificate-of-need laws and what they mean to competition in healthcare. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
August 4, 2008

Audio: Expect the Best
Bob Allen, vice president for public relations and government affairs at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, NY, shares how his hospital's Expect the Best campaign helped the hospital grow its OB market share by 15%. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
July 29, 2008

Contributed Feature: Retail clinics attract investors
As healthcare costs continue to rise, and overcrowding plagues doctors' offices and emergency rooms, retail-based convenience health clinics are quickly proving to be more of a mainstay than a fad. In fact, these clinics are expected to produce more than $4 billion in revenues within the next three years. Lang Aston, for HealthLeaders Media
August 4, 2008

Magazine: The Hospital of the Future
Sure, your organization offers sophisticated, compassionate care. But the patients of tomorrow will want much more than that. Here's how some hospitals are creating facilities for a new vision of healthcare. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Magazine
July 2008





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