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Infection control guidelines issued
New York Times, October 9, 2008
Northwestern Memorial Hospital opens transplant-consultation clinic in Glenview, IL
Chicago Tribune, October 9, 2008
Pennsylvania lawmakers fail to renew healthcare watchdog
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 9, 2008
CEO turnover hits a record high
Los Angeles Times, October 9, 2008
Universal Health CEO: Not seeing big economic effects yet
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), October 9, 2008

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Today's Sections

Hospital News
Infection control guidelines issued
New York Times, October 9, 2008

Chicago hospital puts itself up for sale
Chicago Tribune, October 9, 2008
Business
Northwestern Memorial Hospital opens transplant-consultation clinic in Glenview, IL
Chicago Tribune, October 9, 2008

CEO turnover hits a record high
Los Angeles Times, October 9, 2008

Universal Health CEO: Not seeing big economic effects yet
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), October 9, 2008

Free clinic opens in Germantown, MD
Washington Post, October 9, 2008

St. Vincent's Birmingham opens $36 million orthopedic center
Birmingham Business Journal, October 8, 2008

Without reform, a healthcare bailout may be needed, Cerner CEO warns
Kansas City Star, October 8, 2008
State/Local Government
Pennsylvania lawmakers fail to renew healthcare watchdog
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 9, 2008

No compromise on Pennsylvania health coverage expansion
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, October 9, 2008

New Jersey races focus on healthcare costs
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 9, 2008
Legal
Four hospital officials arrested in Virgin Islands
AP/Miami Herald, October 9, 2008
Election 2008
Report: Both candidates increase health coverage
AP/Yahoo News, October 9, 2008
Health Plans
More Middle Tennesseans lack health insurance
The Tennessean, October 9, 2008
Technology
Gene-testing startup's study responds to critics
Associated Press, October 9, 2008

Sutter hospital to install solar energy system
Sacramento Bee, October 8, 2008
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Commentary: E-Referrals: Health 2.0’s Next Big Thing?
A process that could streamline referrals, lighten the load on the ER, and save millions of dollars? While it may sound too good to be true, a new report outlines the benefits of modernizing referrals. Kathryn Mackenzie, for HealthLeaders Media
October 7, 2008

Commentary: Blueprint Needed for Infection Fight
Hospital human resources professionals across the nation are expected to play a role in determining effective staffing levels to identify and reduce healthcare-associated infections. Good luck! John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media
October 6, 2008

Audio: Domestic Medical Travel
Ronald Miles, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon, discusses Aspirus Wausau (WI) Hospital's strategy to expand its target area by participating in a domestic medical travel network. Rick Johnson, for HealthLeaders Media
September 30, 2008

Magazine: Show Them More Than $
Healthcare hiring has never been more competitive. Organizations need to increasingly find new and unusual ways to attract staff and keep them there. But how? Molly Rowe, for HealthLeaders Magazine
September 2008





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