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Facing veto, Democrats drop plan for vote on child health bill
New York Times, September 8, 2008
University of Chicago medical practices drawing critical eye
Chicago Tribune, September 8, 2008
Beth Israel optimistic about compliance review
Boston Globe, September 8, 2008
California budget impasse threatens health services
San Francisco Chronicle, September 8, 2008
Philadelphia eyes closure's effect on OB care
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 8, 2008

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Today's Sections

Federal Government
Facing veto, Democrats drop plan for vote on child health bill
New York Times, September 8, 2008

University of Chicago medical practices drawing critical eye
Chicago Tribune, September 8, 2008

Sen. Grassley keeps pressure on non profit hospitals
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 8, 2008
State/Local Government
Philadelphia eyes closure's effect on OB care
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 8, 2008

California budget impasse threatens health services
San Francisco Chronicle, September 8, 2008

Prop. A would pay to build new San Francisco hospital
San Francisco Chronicle, September 8, 2008

Massachusetts could be sued, healthcare giant warns
Boston Globe, September 8, 2008
Physicians
Beth Israel optimistic about compliance review
Boston Globe, September 8, 2008

For companies courting surgeons, how far is too far?
Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 8, 2008

Colon cancer patients not getting follow-up care
AP/Yahoo News, September 8, 2008
Business
Grady to other Atlanta hospitals: Do 'fair share'
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 8, 2008

Emory Healthcare to reopen renovated hospital in Tucker, GA
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 8, 2008

First in-store medical clinics to open in Massachusetts
Boston Globe, September 8, 2008

Creative health-cost cuts aired during Pittsburgh symposium
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 5, 2008

Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast's trauma designation reinstated
Charlotte Business Journal, September 5, 2008

Medical alliance to combine forces on achieving cancer designation
Wichita Business Journal, September 5, 2008
Technology
CT scans can be better medicine for doctors than for patients
Los Angeles Times, September 8, 2008
Global Healthcare News
Dozens of Gazans have died awaiting Israeli medical care
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 8, 2008

Health chiefs battle to bring back Iraqi doctors
AP/Yahoo News, September 8, 2008

Audio: IT in the OR
David Palmer, president and CEO of ClearCount Medical Solutions, talks about using technology to prevent medical errors in the operating room. Maureen Larkin, for HealthLeaders Media
September 4, 2008

Commentary: Marketing Mortality Rates
Here's a tagline for your next ad: "Our hospital kills fewer patients than the other guys!" No wait—that doesn't sound quite right. Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media
September 3, 2008

Audio: The Source of Bad Debt
Finance Editor Phil Betbeze talks with Earl Winter, CEO of nTelagent Inc., whose company recently ran a test of aged trial balance analyses for some of their customers. Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media
September 2, 2008

Contributed Feature: The New C-suite: Sailing the Seven Cs (Part 1)
It takes strong leadership skills to navigate the waters of physician-hospital competition and collaboration. The questions to consider are "Where do you want your organization to be?" and "Where is it now?" William K. Cors, MD, for HealthLeaders Media
September 5, 2008





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