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New hospital is latest in Milwaukee-area boom
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, August 7, 2008
New York City Hospitals Corporation board member resigns as inquiry starts
New York Times, August 8, 2008
Indianapolis-based system tries to improve healthcare with a card
Indianapolis Star, August 7, 2008
Pacific Health's plan to buy Anaheim (CA) Memorial meets with resistance
Los Angeles Times, August 8, 2008
Two Catholic hospitals in Florida to get one boss
Miami Herald, August 8, 2008

Spotlight: The ROI of Avoiding Bad PR As if local patient dumping weren't enough of a PR nightmare for the U.S. healthcare system: Now hospitals are being called out for patient dumping on an international scale. Read More

Today's Sections

Business
New hospital is latest in Milwaukee-area boom
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, August 7, 2008

Orlando hospitals give resort treatment to maternity rooms, services
Orlando Sentinel, August 8, 2008

Two Catholic hospitals in Florida to get one boss
Miami Herald, August 8, 2008

Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange not siding with healthcare workers union
Los Angeles Times, August 8, 2008

Tenet Healthcare moving to downtown Dallas' Fountain Place
Dallas Morning News, August 8, 2008
Hospital News
New York City Hospitals Corporation board member resigns as inquiry starts
New York Times, August 8, 2008

Indianapolis-based system tries to improve healthcare with a card
Indianapolis Star, August 7, 2008

Mercy-Healthtrax building bought by Pittsburgh-based Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 7, 2008
State/Local Government
Pacific Health's plan to buy Anaheim (CA) Memorial meets with resistance
Los Angeles Times, August 8, 2008

States mandate 'culturally competent' healthcare
AP/Yahoo News, August 8, 2008
Federal Government
Most Americans want healthcare reform
HealthDay/Washington Post, August 8, 2008

Leavitt says new rules are not anti-birth control
AP/Yahoo News, August 8, 2008
Marketing
Kaiser starts fifth year of Thrive campaign
Pacific Business News, August 8, 2008
Trends
Report cites reduction in fall-related injuries in Connecticut
AP/Hartford Courant, August 8, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Eight deaths linked to superbug outbreak in Ireland
Irish Times, August 7, 2008

Commentary: A Different Kind of Fraud
While a dependent eligibility audit can help reduce healthcare costs, the process detects fraud and could ultimately end up alienating employees. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
August 6, 2008

Commentary: Tight On Cash, But Need Advice?
A few factors work against executives in small rural hospitals when they need advice. Carrie Vaughan, for HealthLeaders Media
August 6, 2008

Audio: Revitalizing Physician Leadership
Craig Sammit, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Dean Health System in Madison, WI, discusses his two-year effort to identify and develop more physicians for leadership roles within the organization. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
August 7, 2008

Election 2008: McCain, Obama's Stance on Healthcare
With the 2008 Presidential campaign upon us, HealthLeaders Media will post the latest healthcare news surrounding each candidate, as well as breaking healthcare-related news stories from major news outlets across the country. HealthLeaders Media
August 5, 2008





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