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Obama lifts restrictions on kids' health coverage
AP/Yahoo News, February 6, 2009
Michigan hospitals need help, association warns
Detroit Free Press, February 5, 2009
When doctors and nurses can't do the right thing
New York Times, February 6, 2009
Who should replace Tom Daschle?
Washington Post, February 6, 2009
Ethics rules sought for North Carolina health council
Raleigh News & Observer, February 5, 2009

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Today's Sections

Federal Government
Obama lifts restrictions on kids' health coverage
AP/Yahoo News, February 6, 2009

Who should replace Tom Daschle?
Washington Post, February 6, 2009

Baucus and Kennedy vow action on healthcare
Wall Street Journal, February 6, 2009
Business
Michigan hospitals need help, association warns
Detroit Free Press, February 5, 2009

Study: Medical facilities defer projects
Orlando Business Journal, February 6, 2009

Healthcare a safe haven now, but for how long?
AP/Yahoo News, February 6, 2009

For surgeon, lessons in her hospital's closing
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 6, 2009
Legal
Tampa hospital in mold case puts focus on cancer's toll
St. Petersburg Times, February 5, 2009
Hospital News
Legionnaires' disease found in four Grady Memorial Hospital patients
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 6, 2009

Campaign warns against reusing plastic syringes
AP/Yahoo News, February 6, 2009

When doctors and nurses can't do the right thing
New York Times, February 6, 2009

South Carolina hospitals band together to fight infections
The State, February 5, 2009
State/Local Government
Ethics rules sought for North Carolina health council
Raleigh News & Observer, February 5, 2009

New computer system at Wisconsin Medicaid agency creates backlog of cases
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 5, 2009
Health Plans
Cigna's stock rises 19% despite quarterly loss
Wall Street Journal, February 6, 2009
Commentary
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New! MarketShare Blog: Customer-Based Marketing Strategies: An Unexpected Surprise
HealthLeaders Media Editor Marianne Aiello comments on her experiences this week at the Customer-Based Marketing Strategies conference in Las Vegas. Marianne Aiello, for HealthLeaders Media
February 4, 2009

New! Lead Time Blog: SCHIP and Party Politics
By a 290-135 mostly party line vote, the House passed an expansion of SCHIP that will add 4 million children to the program, which currently covers approximately 6 million. What is interesting is the continuing partisanship of the votes, first for the stimulus package and now for SCHIP, writes HealthLeaders Media Editor-in-Chief Jim Molpus. Jim Molpus, for HealthLeaders Media
February 4, 2009

Commentary: It's Time to Re-envision your Vision Statement
To get through the current economic climate and, even more importantly, be positioned for success when the recovery comes, St. Vincent Carmel (IN) Hospital is going back to basics. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
February 4, 2009

Audio: Strategies to Improve the ED
Shawn Evans, MD, an attending emergency physician at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA, shares strategies to improve patient throughput and customer service in the ED. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
January 30, 2009





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