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Hard choices and challenges follow Obama's triumph
Washington Post, November 5, 2008
Dallas County voters OK $747 million for new Parkland hospital
Dallas Morning News, November 5, 2008
Children's hospital bonds approved in California
Sacramento Bee, November 5, 2008
Beverly (MA) Hospital chief may step down
Boston Globe, November 5, 2008
CMS Delays RAC Permanent Program
Dominic Nicastro, for The RAC Report, November 4, 2008

Spotlight: DHPs Won't Go Away The focus of the past three years on consumer-directed healthcare likely isn't going away, even with election results. Read More

Today's Sections

Election 2008
Hard choices and challenges follow Obama's triumph
Washington Post, November 5, 2008
Business
Merger of Kentucky-based St. Elizabeth and St. Luke finished
Cincinnati Enquirer, November 4, 2008

Pediatrix Medical Group purchases Louisiana neonatal physician practice
Miami Herald, November 5, 2008

Summit Medical Center wants ER in Mt. Juliet, TN
The Tennessean, November 5, 2008

HealthSouth raises outlook; profit falls in third quarter
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), November 5, 2008

Indiana-based St. Francis, Anthem not cutting ties (yet)
Indianapolis Star, November 4, 2008

Wisconsin-based Columbia St. Mary's cuts 74 jobs
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, November 4, 2008

Tenet swings to 3Q profit on investment sales gain
Associated Press, November 4, 2008
Hospital News
Beverly (MA) Hospital chief may step down
Boston Globe, November 5, 2008

Hospitals will step up efforts to block identity theft
The Tennessean, November 5, 2008
State/Local Government
Dallas County voters OK $747 million for new Parkland hospital
Dallas Morning News, November 5, 2008

Children's hospital bonds approved in California
Sacramento Bee, November 5, 2008

Connecticut-based nonprofit group goes to polls to push for universal care
Hartford Courant, November 5, 2008
Federal Government
CMS Delays RAC Permanent Program
Dominic Nicastro, for The RAC Report, November 4, 2008
Technology
Database linking Arkansas' hospitals goes live
AP/KFSM, November 5, 2008

Washington, DC, hospital gets 'dirty bomb' sensors
USA Today, November 5, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Hospital surplus going to overseas facilities
San Francisco Chronicle, November 5, 2008
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Commentary: Board Game Amuses, Teaches Bored Employees
It must gall HR departments everywhere. They work hard to create affordable, effective benefits for employees, and these dedicated professionals are rewarded for their efforts with a stifled yawn and a vacant stare. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
November 3, 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

Audio: 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: Challenges & Opportunities: Healthcare Transactions in a Challenging Capital Market
Although healthcare transaction activity has slowed during the downturn in the economy—particularly with regard to acquisitions by private equity buyers—investment banks, private equity houses, hedge funds, and lenders continue to aggressively seek healthcare deals. William J. Spratt, Jr., for HealthLeaders Media
November 3, 2008





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