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Owner to pull plug on Chicago hospital
Chicago Tribune, June 6, 2008
Georgia medical center gets OK from state for new project
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 6, 2008
Texas-based JPS Health Network hit with two surprise inspections
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 5, 2008
Obama attacks McCain on healthcare
AP/Yahoo News, June 6, 2008
Senate panel gets update on Detroit Medical Center-WSU pay dispute
Detroit Free Press, June 6, 2008

Spotlight: Ethical Considerations for Medical Travel As global healthcare evolves, the industry will find ways to resolve ethical concerns, provide more healthcare options to those in need, and help to further develop emerging countries. Read More

Today's Sections

Business
Owner to pull plug on Chicago hospital
Chicago Tribune, June 6, 2008

Chester River Health to join University of Maryland Medical System
Baltimore Sun, June 6, 2008

Residents persevere with push for Florida hospital
Orlando Sentinel, June 5, 2008

Work to start on tower at Butler (PA) hospital
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 5, 2008
State/Local Government
Georgia medical center gets OK from state for new project
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 6, 2008

Texas-based JPS Health Network hit with two surprise inspections
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, June 5, 2008

Senate panel gets update on Detroit Medical Center-WSU pay dispute
Detroit Free Press, June 6, 2008

Three California healthcare centers cited after patient deaths
AP/San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2008

Three named to panel to seek new owners of Maryland county's hospital system
Washington Post, June 6, 2008

New Jersey moves to tighten healthcare programs for poor
Philadelphia Inquirer, June 6, 2008
Election 2008
Obama attacks McCain on healthcare
AP/Yahoo News, June 6, 2008
Global Healthcare News
12 Japanese medical professionals to visit Ohio-based system
Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 6, 2008
Legal
Former hospital workers charged in Florida
Miami Herald, June 6, 2008

Ex-PR chief sues Kaiser over alleged bias
San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2008
Technology
Blood-sucking device saves heart patients, study shows
Los Angeles Times, June 6, 2008
Trends
More people undergoing colonoscopy in New York City
New York Times, June 6, 2008

Commentary: Will Saying 'I'm Sorry' Scare Patients Away?
I applaud the growing number of hospitals that are apologizing for medical errors, yet I can't help but wonder what impact this practice will have on small community hospitals. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
June 4, 2008

Audio: Simplifying Results
In this preview of the June 12 HealthLeaders Media audioconference: Marketing Your Physician Practice: A Guide to Growth, Patrick Buckley, CEO of PB Healthcare Business Solutions, and author of Physician Entrepreneurs: Marketing Toolkit discusses how to simplify the various components of a marketing campaign by creating easy-to-use tools. Bob Wertz, for HealthLeaders Media
May 29, 2008

Commentary: Online Ranking Sites Still Lacking
In the past I've said that I don't think consumer ratings sites will have a big impact on how consumers choose their healthcare providers. But I might have to reconsider that position. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
June 4, 2008

Commentary: If It's Good Enough for the Clintons...
If your company were to create the same generic healthcare communications message for every person, you could alienate a segment of your member population. A look at the microtrend movement. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
June 4, 2008





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