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Costly ER still draws many now insured in Massachusetts
Boston Globe, October 6, 2008
Pennsylvania governor makes push on healthcare for uninsured
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 6, 2008
Georgia may seek $112 million more from insurers
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 6, 2008
Concerns hang over new Los Angeles County-USC hospital
Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2008
Obama attacks McCain's healthcare proposal
Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2008

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Today's Sections

Election 2008
Obama attacks McCain's healthcare proposal
Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2008

Nashville-based group leads charge to reform healthcare
The Tennessean, October 6, 2008
State/Local Government
Costly ER still draws many now insured in Massachusetts
Boston Globe, October 6, 2008

Pennsylvania governor makes push on healthcare for uninsured
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 6, 2008

Georgia may seek $112 million more from insurers
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 6, 2008
Business
Concerns hang over new Los Angeles County-USC hospital
Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2008

Judge says Urbana, IL, hospital owes county $6 million
AP/Chicago Tribune, October 6, 2008

Flood-damaged Columbus, IN, hospital set to reopen
Indianapolis Star, October 6, 2008

Louisville-based pediatric hospital names new president
Louisville Courier-Journal, October 3, 2008
Physicians
Emory University psychiatrist accused of conflict of interest
Los Angeles Times, October 6, 2008
Federal Government
Bailout provides more mental health coverage
New York Times, October 6, 2008
Trends
In some cultures, cancer stirs shame
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), October 6, 2008

A head start for the medical-minded
Washington Post, October 6, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Experts blame India's overburdened healthcare system for high death tolls in attacks
Washington Post, October 6, 2008

Unhealthy in the UK to be offered cash to force them to see a doctor
The Daily Mail, October 3, 2008
Technology
Curing what ails GE's health unit
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), October 3, 2008
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Commentary: Another Acronym to Strike Fear in Your Heart?
JCAHO. Until the Joint Commission changed its name early last year, that acronym was enough to strike fear in the hearts of hospital employees at all levels. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
October 2, 2008

Audio: Domestic Medical Travel
Ronald Miles, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, discusses Aspirus Wausau (WI) Hospital's strategy to expand its target area by participating in a domestic medical travel network. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
September 30, 2008

Magazine: The Year of the Deal
Two unusual acquisitions mark a period of transformation at nonprofit Novant Health. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Magazine
September 2008

Contributed Feature: What to Say Now
The most recent comments by health finance experts are that our industry will be relatively unharmed by this financial mess. (So far, at least.) But these experts are talking about the math of "access to capital" and "triple A ratings." They are not talking about the culture of your organization or the psyche of your employees. David Jarrard, for HealthLeaders Media
October 3, 2008





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