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Michigan hospitals face new competition
Detroit Free Press, September 5, 2008
Rhode Island seeks limits on Medicaid spending
Washington Post, September 5, 2008
Deal nearer in Iowa cardiologists' move
Des Moines Register, September 4, 2008
Palin's efforts to reform healthcare are complicated
Washington Post, September 5, 2008
Florida High Court Rejects Hospital Governance Law
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, September 5, 2008

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Today's Sections

Business
Michigan hospitals face new competition
Detroit Free Press, September 5, 2008

Deal nearer in Iowa cardiologists' move
Des Moines Register, September 4, 2008

Massachusetts-based Partners HealthCare System Inc. launches search for CEO
Boston Globe, September 5, 2008

Rex Healthcare gets go-ahead on Holly Springs, NC, center
Raleigh News & Observer, September 5, 2008

$1.4 million donated to Louisville, KY, hospital
Business First of Louisville, September 4, 2008
Election 2008
Palin's efforts to reform healthcare are complicated
Washington Post, September 5, 2008
State/Local Government
Rhode Island seeks limits on Medicaid spending
Washington Post, September 5, 2008

Alabama lawmakers approve weight-loss extension
Birmingham News/Huntsville Times, September 5, 2008
Legal
Florida High Court Rejects Hospital Governance Law
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, September 5, 2008
Health Plans
WellCare reverses course, sticks with Florida Medicaid reform
Tampa Bay Business Journal, September 5, 2008

New Jersey urged to boost prenatal care
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, September 5, 2008

Auditors: Insurers' drug marketing falls short
AP/Yahoo News, September 5, 2008
Global Healthcare News
At least 7 babies died from bacteria in Cuban hospital
Miami Herald, September 5, 2008

Hungarian dentists seeking patients in UK
AP/Yahoo News, September 5, 2008

People in poorer areas of England less likely to survive cancer, figures show
The Guardian, September 4, 2008

Commentary: Marketing Mortality Rates
Here's a tagline for your next ad: "Our hospital kills fewer patients than the other guys!" No wait-that doesn't sound quite right. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
September 3, 2008

Commentary: Hospital Reports Crime, Gets Rapped
Trinity Medical Center is taking heat because the hospital called authorities when a woman applied for a job using a counterfeit Social Security card. Now, some are claiming the hospital went too far. John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
September 3, 2008

Audio: IT in the OR
David Palmer, president and CEO of ClearCount Medical Solutions, talks about using technology to prevent medical errors in the operating room. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
September 4, 2008

Commentary: Individual Mandates Not Up For Debate
The individual mandate idea ended nationally the day Sen. Hillary Clinton dropped out of the Democratic race for president. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
September 3, 2008





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