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Some candidates disagree, but studies show it's often cheaper to let people get sick
Washington Post, April 8, 2008
Old, new boards for Atlanta hospital sign agreement transferring control
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 8, 2008
Wisconsin medical center refines patient care as it raises productivity
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 7, 2008
Supporters vow to continue work on Kentucky dialysis reimbursements
Louisville Courier-Journal, April 7, 2008
Iowa Senate approves $25 million healthcare expansion
AP/Chicago Tribune, April 8, 2008

Spotlight: Mergers Make a Comeback It may not be the 1990s all over again, but hospital consolidation is picking up. Read More

Today's Sections

Election 2008
Some candidates disagree, but studies show it's often cheaper to let people get sick
Washington Post, April 8, 2008
Business
Old, new boards for Atlanta hospital sign agreement transferring control
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 8, 2008

Wisconsin medical center refines patient care as it raises productivity
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 7, 2008

Medical gift is Duke's biggest
Raleigh News & Observer, April 8, 2008

Indianapolis-based philanthropy gives Purdue healthcare center $11 million
Indianapolis Star, April 7, 2008
Health Plans
Supporters vow to continue work on Kentucky dialysis reimbursements
Louisville Courier-Journal, April 7, 2008

Maine governor speaks up for Dirigo Health adjustments
AP/Boston Globe, April 8, 2008
State/Local Government
Iowa Senate approves $25 million healthcare expansion
AP/Chicago Tribune, April 8, 2008

Wisconsin governor meets with Leavitt to discuss health insurance program
AP/Chicago Tribune, April 8, 2008

Louisiana parish considers hospital options
New Orleans Times-Picayune, April 7, 2008
Federal Government
Government to raise pay to seniors' health insurers
Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 8, 2008

Tennessee to get Medicare, Medicaid funds
Memphis Business Journal, April 8, 2008
Trends
Healthcare businesses take off at airports
USA Today, April 8, 2008

Vanderbilt to offer doctorate nursing degree
The Tennessean, April 8, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Healthcare in Venezuela takes turn for worse
Los Angeles Times, April 8, 2008

Audio: Physician Satisfaction Online
Kathy Divis, president of Greystone.Net, talks about how hospitals can use different new media methods to reach out to medical staff and referring physicians. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
April 2, 2008

Contributed Feature: Physicians Offer Insights on Practicing Rural Medicine
It is no secret that enticing doctors to work in rural areas is challenging at best. HealthLeaders contributor David Roush dispels common myths about practicing medicine in rural America, and offers four steps to attract physicians to these regions and keep them there. David Roush, for HealthLeaders Media
April 2, 2008

Commentary: Shoot and Advance
Successful companies constantly "fire and move," meaning they set their own agendas and force competitors to react. Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Media
April 4, 2008

Video: The Other Stuff
Leaders need expertise beyond healthcare. Plus, have HDHPs peaked? [Powered by Trinity Healthforce Learning.] HealthLeaders Media
April 3, 2008





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