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Florida doctors want to charge more for copies of medical records
Orlando Sentinel, January 7, 2008
Illinois hospital safety reports past due
Chicago Tribune, January 7, 2008
California insurer wins a reprieve on class actions
Los Angeles Times, January 7, 2008
HCA chief enjoying the private life
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 7, 2008
Maryland hospital won't admit inmates
Baltimore Sun, January 4, 2008

Spotlight: Patience Pays Off How a healthcare system successfully transplanted its transplant center. Plus, CEOs who focus on quality, risk and patient safety. [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] Watch the Video

Today's Sections

Physicians
Florida doctors want to charge more for copies of medical records
Orlando Sentinel, January 7, 2008

Minnesota 'Top Doctors' list is out again; how accurate is it?
Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 7, 2008

Group lets docs have patience
Cincinnati Enquirer, January 4, 2008
Trends
Illinois hospital safety reports past due
Chicago Tribune, January 7, 2008

Ailing Americans seek unproven Chinese treatments
USA Today, January 7, 2008

Fight against youth cancer enters the recording studio
New York Times, January 7, 2008
Health Plans
California insurer wins a reprieve on class actions
Los Angeles Times, January 7, 2008
Business
HCA chief enjoying the private life
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 7, 2008

Florida hospitals join forces
Orlando Sentinel, January 7, 2008

Grant to Pennsylvania hospital linked to job growth
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 4, 2008

Florida hospital's ER may be staying
St. Petersburg Times, January 7, 2008

Expanded services spur growth at Florida hospital
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, January 4, 2008
Federal Government
Government looks to control spending on diabetes care
The Tennessean, January 7, 2008

A medical case becomes political
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), January 7, 2008
Legal
Maryland hospital won't admit inmates
Baltimore Sun, January 4, 2008

Commentary: Follow Your Leaders
Excuses start flowing when a good employee leaves: He wanted more money, his colleague got promoted and he didn't, she didn't like the commute. Truth of the matter, experts say, is that good employees rarely leave because of pay or title--even if that's what they end up complaining about in their exit interviews. Good workers often leave because of bad managers; it doesn't matter what an employee thinks about a company as a whole if his individual boss stinks. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
January 4, 2008

Contributed Feature: Retail Clinics-Friend or Foe of the Hospital?
Retail clinics are here to stay, says contributor Mary Kate Scott. In the first of this two-part series, Scott discusses why hospitals should at least consider adding convenience care to their service offerings. Mary Kate Scott, for HealthLeaders Media
January 4, 2008

Magazine: Board on the Floor
Quality isn't just for the docs anymore. A growing emphasis on hospital quality is sparking a new governance model that requires trustees to monitor more than just the bottom line. Is your board ready to take charge? Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Magazine
December 2007

Audio: The Power of Influence
David Maxfield, New York Times best-selling author and vice president of research at VitalSmarts, an innovative corporate training company, co-authored the new book, Influencer: The Power to Change Anything. In this interview, David discusses the power of influence and why it is so important to leading and securing change in healthcare. He was interviewed by Molly Rowe, senior editor, for HealthLeaders Media. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
January 3, 2008





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