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In health plan, industry sees good business
Washington Post, March 5, 2009
Georgia hospitals, governor face off over health funding
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 5, 2009
UConn study backs proposal for new hospital
Hartford Courant, March 5, 2009
Cleveland-based University Hospitals, Sisters of Charity rework partnership
Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 4, 2009
Massachusetts urged to delay decision on Caritas
Boston Globe, March 5, 2009

Spotlight: New HRSA Chief Brings Nurse's Perspective Newly appointed HRSA Administrator Mary Wakefield says her background as a registered nurse will be as valuable to her new job as her years of experience and expertise in the healthcare policy arena. Read More

Today's Sections

Federal Government
Summit to study road ahead on healthcare
Boston Globe, March 5, 2009

In health plan, industry sees good business
Washington Post, March 5, 2009

White House czars' power stirs criticism
Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2009

Baucus questions lowering deductions to fund health plan
Wall Street Journal Health Blog, March 5, 2009
State/Local Government
Georgia hospitals, governor face off over health funding
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 5, 2009

Massachusetts urged to delay decision on Caritas
Boston Globe, March 5, 2009

Healthcare amendment defeated by North Dakota House
AP/USA Today, March 5, 2009

Iowa health expansion clears committee
AP/Chicago Tribune, March 5, 2009

Octuplet mother spawns bills limiting embryo implants
AP/Yahoo News, March 5, 2009
Business
UConn study backs proposal for new hospital
Hartford Courant, March 5, 2009

Cleveland-based University Hospitals, Sisters of Charity rework partnership
Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 4, 2009

Federal stimulus grant to pay for clinic on west side of Pasco County, FL
St. Petersburg Times, March 5, 2009

Recession deepening across regions, industries, fed says
Washington Post, March 5, 2009
Physicians
Is there a doctor in the mouse?
Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2009

A second state lets doctors lend help in suicide
New York Times, March 5, 2009

Live From AMGA: Huckabee on Healthcare
It's easy to see how Mike Huckabee's personal health history has influenced his views about healthcare policy. The former Arkansas governor addressed AMGA attendees during a networking lunch on the conference's last day, and although he seemed comfortable reciting a wide range of health statistics from memory, the story of how he turned his health around after being diagnosed with Type II diabetes was the most compelling part of his speech. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
March 5, 2009

Commentary: Red Ink Flows While Facilitators Make Inroads
The global recession is making elective procedures a tough sell. But considering the financial outlook of the healthcare system, the growth of global competitors could soon start hurting U.S. healthcare's bottom line. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
March 3, 2009

MarketShare Blog: A Healthcare Marketing Crime. Literally.
The 2009 HealthLeaders Media Marketing Awards have been shrouded in mystery ever since a marketing VP went missing while she was filling out her entry submission form. But don't worry, detective Mark Etting is on the case. HealthLeaders Media
March 2009

Contributed Feature: Ten ways one hospital tells its community benefit story (And how you can, too)
All of the nation's nearly 3,000 nonprofit hospitals are increasingly being called upon to defend their tax-exempt status by demonstrating, in a quantifiable manner, the benefits they bring to their communities. Telling this story and comparing one hospital's performance to another is not as simple as it might appear because there does not presently exist any uniform reporting standard or a universal method for calculating economic value, says contributor Jane Haderlein. Jane Haderlein, for HealthLeaders Media
March 4, 2009





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