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A city where hospitals are as ill as the patients
New York Times, June 5, 2008
Hospitals going 'green'
St. Louis Post- Dispatch, June 4, 2008
St. Vincent's gets final OK for Clay County, FL, hospital
Jacksonville Business Journal, June 4, 2008
Olathe (KS) Medical Center starts work on $20.85 million expansion
Kansas City Business Journal, June 5, 2008
GE, Pittsburgh hospital establish imaging business
AP/Yahoo News, June 5, 2008

Spotlight: Capitalizing on an EMR One of the most frequently cited reasons for the underutilization of clinical IT by physician groups is that of mismatched economics. But several speakers at this year's TEPR conference turned that notion on its head. Read More

Today's Sections

Hospital News
A city where hospitals are as ill as the patients
New York Times, June 5, 2008

Honor makes Florida hospital hearts beat proudly
St. Petersburg Times, June 5, 2008

Ohio-based health system ranked high in quality study
Business Courier of Cincinnati, June 5, 2008

Boston hospitals striving to expand, standardize translation services
Boston Globe, June 5, 2008
Trends
Hospitals going 'green'
St. Louis Post- Dispatch, June 4, 2008

Health insurers, businesses seek to limit costs in Massachusetts
Boston Globe, June 5, 2008

Racial disparities widespread in kidney patient outcomes
HealthDay/Washington Post, June 5, 2008

Communities to get $300 million to tackle health
AP/Yahoo News, June 5, 2008
Business
St. Vincent's gets final OK for Clay County, FL, hospital
Jacksonville Business Journal, June 4, 2008

Olathe (KS) Medical Center starts work on $20.85 million expansion
Kansas City Business Journal, June 5, 2008

Washington-based hospital system to try in-store clinics
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 5, 2008
Technology
GE, Pittsburgh hospital establish imaging business
AP/Yahoo News, June 5, 2008

California AG's Rx for drug abuse: The Internet
Los Angeles Times, June 5, 2008
State/Local Government
Hospital panel lineup at issue in Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish
New Orleans Times-Picayune, June 5, 2008

Study: Kentucky families need more help with insurance programs
Louisville Courier-Journal, June 4, 2008

Audio: A Service No One Wants
Julie Amor, director of marketing at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, KS, talks about why marketing oncology services is so hard for hospitals. Amor will speak during the June 17 Webcast, Marketing Oncology: Strategies for Service Line Campaigns. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
June 4, 2008

Magazine: Get What You Deserve
A new Web-based system helps Emory Healthcare recover contractual underpayments. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Magazine
May 2008

Campaign Spotlight: What's Your Red Letter Day?
Working within a "Goliath, Goliath, and Goliath" marketplace, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, VA had to find a way to stand out among the local hospital giants. Seizing an opportunity to be creative, VCU chose to mark its place within the market by showcasing its patients' successful 'red letter' days. Kandace McLaughlin, for HealthLeaders Media
June 4, 2008

Contributed Feature: The ROI of Locum Tenens
Contributor Joseph Caldwell, president of Staff Care, takes a look at the costs and benefitsóboth obvious and indirectóof locum tenens physicians, who are becoming an increasingly vital part of the patient care process. Joseph Caldwell, for HealthLeaders Media
May 29, 2008





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