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Health insurers get poor marks from hospitals
Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2008
Private-market answer to rising costs has critics
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 6, 2008
Bill includes provision to crack down on doctor-owned hospitals
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 6, 2008
Hospital system deal reached in Maryland
Washington Post, March 6, 2008
Fidelity: Couple needs $225,000 to cover healthcare in retirement
AP/Boston Globe, March 5, 2008

Spotlight: Know Your Patients, Get Paid Faster A variety of software products are helping revenue centers receive more money more quickly. Read More

Today's Sections

Business
Health insurers get poor marks from hospitals
Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2008

Pennsylvania hospital merger closer with three approvals
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, March 6, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center buys building, plans health center
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, March 6, 2008

Northern Illinois University, hospital spar over cancer facility
Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2008

Wisconsin-based Children's Hospital and Health System chief to step down
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 5, 2008

New Des Moines, IA, hospitals expect to draw other business
Des Moines Register, March 5, 2008
Health Plans
Private-market answer to rising costs has critics
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 6, 2008

CIGNA extends Healthways contract
The Tennessean, March 6, 2008

New Humana program to monitor chronically ill
Louisville Courier-Journal, March 5, 2008
Federal Government
Bill includes provision to crack down on doctor-owned hospitals
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 6, 2008

Pending Medicaid cuts raise concerns in Florida
Miami Herald, March 6, 2008
State/Local Government
Hospital system deal reached in Maryland
Washington Post, March 6, 2008

CVS applies to open first 10 in-store clinics in Massachusetts
Boston Globe, March 6, 2008

Health services chief in Cook County, IL, submits resignation
Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2008
Trends
Fidelity: Couple needs $225,000 to cover healthcare in retirement
Boston Globe, March 5, 2008

Las Vegas clinic may have sickened thousands
AP/Yahoo News, March 6, 2008
Global Healthcare News
China's healthcare overhaul may prove a tonic for investors
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), March 6, 2008
Technology
New device offers noninvasive check for heart problems
The Tennessean, March 6, 2008

Audio: New Media is Here to Stay Elizabeth Scott, associate vice president of marketing and eBusiness for Norton Healthcare, talks about some of the specific factors facilities should consider before embarking on a new media strategy. Kandace McLaughlin, for HealthLeaders Media
March 4, 2008

Commentary: Cutting Copays, Improving Outcomes
Faced with escalating healthcare costs, most health plans and employers increase copays and deductibles to bridge gaps, but growing research is showing that the reverse is actually the better alternative. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
March 5, 2008

Contributed Feature: Emerging Market Opportunity: Musculoskeletal Services (Part II)
By 2017, the leading edge of the baby boom will be entering their early 70s. This generation will seek healthcare services that promote good health and longevity, as well as support an active lifestyle. Chief among their needs will be musculoskeletal and orthopedic services. John Kessler, for HealthLeaders Media
February 26, 2008

Video: Look Within
Developing your own leaders to ensure smooth succession. Plus, a look at healthcare spending trends. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] HealthLeaders Media
February 28, 2008





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