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Top Stories
Judges block California from cutting Medi-Cal rates
San Francisco Chronicle, April 9, 2009
Obama makes health reform office official
Washington Post, April 9, 2009
Nashville General Hospital asks mayor to preserve services
The Tennessean, April 9, 2009
Patient mishaps in Massachusetts hospitals top 300
Boston Globe, April 9, 2009
Nemours Foundation will make cuts in its work force
Orlando Sentinel, April 9, 2009

Spotlight: Plight of 'The Uninsured' Nearly Hits Home What does it say about our nation if a frightened and injured accident victim's first thoughts are about her inability to pay for care? Read More

Today's Sections

Legal
Judges block California from cutting Medi-Cal rates
San Francisco Chronicle, April 9, 2009

California hospital to pay $1.6 million in homeless dumping settlement
Los Angeles Times, April 9, 2009
Federal Government
Obama makes health reform office official
Washington Post, April 9, 2009

Medical home approach brings back managed care
Boston Globe, April 9, 2009

Healthcare forum focuses on chronic illness
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 9, 2009
Business
Nemours Foundation will make cuts in its work force
Orlando Sentinel, April 9, 2009

Seattle Children's could see $60 million in Medicaid cuts
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, April 9, 2009

Ambulatory Services buys New Mexico dialysis centers
The Tennessean, April 9, 2009

Jackson Health System names CEO finalists
South Florida Business Journal, April 9, 2009
State/Local Government
Nashville General Hospital asks mayor to preserve services
The Tennessean, April 9, 2009

Lawmakers challenge Las Vegas hospital cuts
AP/San Francisco Chronicle, April 9, 2009
Hospital News
Patient mishaps in Massachusetts hospitals top 300
Boston Globe, April 9, 2009

Illinois hospitals enlisting video translators
Chicago Tribune, April 9, 2009

Northern Idaho robot connects doctors and patients
USA Today, April 9, 2009

Boston-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital to move
Boston Globe, April 9, 2009
Physicians
Johns Hopkins bans free drug samples, gifts from industry
Wall Street Journal Health Blog, April 9, 2009

Christian doctors' group protests rolling back conscience rule
CNN.com, April 9, 2009

Former critic of TX-based JPS Health Network named VP of medical affairs
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, April 9, 2009

Audio: Three Money-Saving Pharmacy Options
George Van Antwerp, vice president of Solutions Strategy Group, Silverlink Communications, discusses how health insurers are saving money through pharmacy programs. Les Masterson, for HealthLeaders Media
April 8, 2009

Commentary: Study: Thailand Achieves Near-Universal Healthcare
As President Obama's administration continues its efforts to find common ground with opponents to provide universal healthcare for an entire country, one recent study has found it can be done. Ben Cole, for HealthLeaders Media
April 7, 2009

Audio: Replacing Joints
Marshall Steele, MD, discusses trends in total joint care and offers a preview of the upcoming Webcast, Service Line Strategies 2009: Joint Replacement. Elyas Bakhtiari, for HealthLeaders Media
March 31, 2009

Contributed Feature: Reforming the Reform Debate
Healthcare reform will elude us unless we have one goal and three clear initiatives that will structure a system in which each of the interdependent components work together, wrote Bob Stone, an executive vice president and founder of Healthways. Bob Stone, for HealthLeaders Media
April 8, 2009





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