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University of Iowa Hospitals proposes 10-year expansion plan
AP/Chicago Tribune, February 8, 2008
Bill pushes for state takeover of Maryland hospitals
Washington Post, February 8, 2008
One-time gains lift HCA earnings
The Tennessean, February 8, 2008
Detroit Medical Center to cut pay to WSU doctors
Detroit Free Press, February 8, 2008
Study: More uninsured kids in Florida
South Florida Business Journal, February 7, 2008

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Business
University of Iowa Hospitals proposes 10-year expansion plan
AP/Chicago Tribune, February 8, 2008

One-time gains lift HCA earnings
The Tennessean, February 8, 2008

Aurora Health Care seeks to construct clinic in Whitefish Bay, WI
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 8, 2008

Seton unveils new Texas hospital
Austin Business Journal, February 7, 2008
State/Local Government
Bill pushes for state takeover of Maryland hospitals
Washington Post, February 8, 2008

San Francisco General cutbacks delay some surgeries
San Francisco Chronicle, February 8, 2008
Legal
Detroit Medical Center to cut pay to WSU doctors
Detroit Free Press, February 8, 2008

Florida surgeon is still practicing despite plea deal
Miami Herald, February 8, 2008
Health Plans
Study: More uninsured kids in Florida
South Florida Business Journal, February 7, 2008

Missouri governor's insurance plan draws fire from lawmakers
Kansas City Star, February 7, 2008
Leadership
Indiana hospital names new president
Louisville Courier-Journal, February 8, 2008

Alabama children's hospital among best for nursing care
Birmingham News, February 8, 2008
Physicians
Removing clot aids heart attack recovery
AP/Yahoo News, February 8, 2008

Physicals undergoing a new examination
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, February 7, 2008

Health cuts in Illinois a risk to women
Chicago Tribune, February 8, 2008

Commentary: A Bungled Budget
Don't let the wails of disapproval fool you; healthcare groups were not caught off guard by President Bush's budget proposal that would slash some $560 billion from Medicare over the next decade. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
February 7, 2008

Audio: Lean Goes a Long Way
Mike Reno, vice president of operations, and Andrew Eller, clinical educator in the emergency department at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, describe how the lean method improved quality and efficiency in the ED. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
February 7, 2008

Contributed Feature: Tackling the Challenge of Physician-Hospital Relations (Part II)
It sometimes seems that conflict is the fastest-growing product line in contemporary healthcare. 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
February 7, 2008

Commentary: Get Me Some Sleep!
For most of us, missing a few hours of sleep means that we're just a bit grumpier in the morning. But for those in the hospital--particularly the ICU--sleep is crucial. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
February 7, 2008





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