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Wal-Mart expands in-store health clinics
AP/Yahoo News, February 7, 2008
Carolinas HealthCare System gets OK to build new hospital
Charlotte Observer, February 7, 2008
Oakland, CA, hospital chief shocked at defeat
San Francisco Chronicle, February 7, 2008
Medicare sees need to improve at South Florida hospitals
Miami Herald, February 7, 2008
Maryland county's health plan would require legislation
Washington Post, February 7, 2008

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Today's Sections

Trends
Wal-Mart expands in-store health clinics
AP/Yahoo News, February 7, 2008

LSU opens clinic for adults, children
New Orleans Times-Picayune, February 7, 2008

Serious illness spells financial fallout for many
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 6, 2008

'Best Friends' alters Alzheimer's patient care
The Oregonian, February 6, 2008
Business
Carolinas HealthCare System gets OK to build new hospital
Charlotte Observer, February 7, 2008

Medicare sees need to improve at South Florida hospitals
Miami Herald, February 7, 2008
Hospital News
Oakland, CA, hospital chief shocked at defeat
San Francisco Chronicle, February 7, 2008
Health Plans
Indiana plan draws 21,101 applications; lawmakers say more needed
AP/Chicago Tribune, February 7, 2008

BlueCross of Tennessee to share doctor ratings
The Tennessean, February 7, 2008

Illinois-based Health Care Service's new chief to retain private focus
Chicago Tribune, February 7, 2008

Universal health backer in Maryland awarded $750,000 grant
Baltimore Sun, February 7, 2008
State/Local Government
Maryland county's health plan would require legislation
Washington Post, February 7, 2008

Atlanta hospital power transfer stunted
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 7, 2008

Kentucky Medicaid funding needs boost
AP/Cincinnati Enquirer, February 6, 2008

New Mexico passes healthcare reform legislation
San Jose Mercury News, February 6, 2008

Contributed Feature: Tackling the Challenge of Physician-Hospital Relations (Part I)
In this two-part series, we provide a step-by-step approach to help medical staff leaders improve physician-hospital relations. William K. Cors, MD, for HealthLeaders Media
January 31, 2008

Commentary: Food for Thought
Considering the current health status of the nation, I doubt I'm alone when I say I could stand to lose a couple of pounds. Brad Cain, for HealthLeaders Media
February 6, 2008

News: Going Remote
Five years ago, the 224-bed Uniontown (PA) Hospital was looking to upgrade its information technology systems. Because of a lack of technical resources, the complexity of maintaining and managing a health information system internally would have been challenging for Uniontown, which is located 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Ben Cole, for HealthLeaders Media
February 6, 2008

Video: Claims Editing Help
Scouring claims can prevent battles with payers. Plus reports on Wal-Mart's health clinics, judging effectiveness of treatments, and more. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] HealthLeaders Media
January 31, 2008





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