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Cleveland-area nonprofit hospitals say they write off about 2% of revenues on charity care
Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 6, 2009
U.S. reduces subsidies for private Medicare
Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2009
Report: Massachusetts mandate not driving health coverage costs
Boston Globe, April 7, 2009
Dallas-Fort Worth hospital systems invest in infection prevention
Dallas Morning News, April 7, 2009
No room for patience: Hospitals seeking payments up front
Philadelphia Inquirer, April 7, 2009

Spotlight: Gender's Impact on the Bottom Line Healthcare leadership is dominated by men. All one has to do is attend a healthcare leadership conference and glance around the room. Read More

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Business
Cleveland-area nonprofit hospitals say they write off about 2% of revenues on charity care
Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 6, 2009

No room for patience: Hospitals seeking payments up front
Philadelphia Inquirer, April 7, 2009

Raises, no layoffs at Rhode Island Hospital
Providence Journal, April 6, 2009
Federal Government
U.S. reduces subsidies for private Medicare
Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2009

Universal health coverage in spotlight at Los Angeles forum
Los Angeles Times, April 7, 2009
State/Local Government
Report: Massachusetts mandate not driving health coverage costs
Boston Globe, April 7, 2009

Broward, FL, hospital commissioner a no-show
Miami Herald, April 7, 2009

Planners OK Encinitas, CA, hospital expansion
San Diego Union-Tribune, April 6, 2009
Hospital News
Dallas-Fort Worth hospital systems invest in infection prevention
Dallas Morning News, April 7, 2009

World Health Organization calls for disaster-proof hospitals
AP/Yahoo News, April 7, 2009
Technology
Push for digital health records sparks debate
USA Today, April 7, 2009

Removing Medtronic heart cables is hard choice
New York Times, April 7, 2009

Waukesha (WI) Memorial taps eco-friendly ideas in laboratory addition
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 6, 2009
Health Plans
CT orders Health Net of the Northeast to pay $1.3 million in fines, restitution
Hartford Courant, April 7, 2009

Insurance gender bias efforts stall in Connecticut legislature
Hartford Courant, April 7, 2009

Study raises questions about public health plan
AP/Yahoo News, April 7, 2009
Physicians
Massachusetts hospital gets subpoena tied to doctor's studies
Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2009

AMA to lay off 100 employees
Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2009

Audio: Engage Physicians to Achieve Top Cardiac Care
Physician leaders discuss how to enhance quality in the cardiac service line. [Sponsored by HealthGrades Clinical Excellence Research & Consulting] HealthLeaders Media
April 1, 2009

Audio: Replacing Joints
Marshall Steele, MD, discusses trends in total joint care and offers a preview of the upcoming Webcast, Service Line Strategies 2009: Joint Replacement. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
March 31, 2009

News: Complete Economic Stimulus Coverage
President Barack Obama has signed a $787 billion stimulus bill into law, and expanding healthcare coverage is clearly one of the plan's largest priorities: Approximately $150 billion is dedicated to healthcare expenditures. Here you will find a comprehensive list of news and analysis about this historic event. HealthLeaders Media
Last updated April 3, 2009

Contributed Feature: Beware of Unauthorized Officials in Executing a Federal Healthcare Contract
Once you receive an award from a government agency, it is important that your organization reads and is familiar with the entire contract, including provisions incorporated by reference—otherwise, unauthorized officials might try to take advantage of you.
Scott Honiberg and Jeff Weinstein, for HealthLeaders Media
April 6, 2009





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