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More workers at Los Angeles hospital have criminal backgrounds
Los Angeles Times, September 9, 2008
Baptist Health goes green with new Miami hospital
Miami Herald, September 9, 2008
Abington (PA) Memorial moves to acquire hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 9, 2008
Obesity surgery is called cost-effective
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 9, 2008
Commentary: The pitfalls of linking doctors' pay to performance
New York Times, September 9, 2008

Spotlight: Are You Breeding Contempt? Whether you're trying to build a better workplace environment, improve your quality, or mend your finances, a key element to just about every hospital improvement effort involves a team approach. Read More

Today's Sections

State/Local Government
More workers at Los Angeles hospital have criminal backgrounds
Los Angeles Times, September 9, 2008

Preservationists protest hospital plan to raze Life of Georgia building
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 9, 2008

Illinois governor's healthcare program not yet up
AP/Chicago Tribune, September 9, 2008

Missouri's Republican gubernatorial candidate's healthcare plan scrutinized
Kansas City Star, September 8, 2008
Technology
Baptist Health goes green with new Miami hospital
Miami Herald, September 9, 2008

Obesity surgery is called cost-effective
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 9, 2008

Adult diabetics benefit from device, study says
Wall Street Journal (subscription required), September 9, 2008
Business
Abington (PA) Memorial moves to acquire hospital
Philadelphia Inquirer, September 9, 2008

Clarian Health taking over Muncie, IN, hospital
AP/Chicago Tribune, September 9, 2008

Grady Hospital gets $5 million gift from insurer
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 8, 2008
Physicians
Commentary: The pitfalls of linking doctors' pay to performance
New York Times, September 9, 2008

Pediatrix buys Louisiana firm
Miami Herald, September 8, 2008
Election 2008
Group seeks end to gridlock on health reform
Reuters/Yahoo News, September 9, 2008
Health Plans
Charlotte-area free clinics 'can't serve them all'
Charlotte Observer, September 8, 2008

Shopping for healthcare off to a shaky start
Dallas Morning News, September 8, 2008

Magazine: Help the Uninsured (Without Going Broke)
The number of people who can't pay much—or anything—for their care just keeps rising. Some hospitals have found new ways to help them while still protecting the financial health of the hospital. Jim Molpus, Kathryn Mackenzie, John Commins, for HealthLeaders Magazine
August 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

Contributed Feature: Connect Branding to the Bottom Line, Part 1
In healthcare's highly competitive marketplace, your brand has to be developed into something extraordinary. In Part 1 of a two-part series, HealthLeaders Media contributor Gabrielle DeTora outlines a plan for CFOs to measure true return on investment from your marketing team's efforts. Next week, DeTora will go through steps to improve ROI once you're able to measure it. Gabrielle DeTora, for HealthLeaders Media
September 2, 2008

Contributed Feature: Connect Branding to the Bottom Line, Part 2
In Part 1 of a two-part series, HealthLeaders Media contributor Gabrielle DeTora outlined a plan for CFOs to measure true return on investment from your marketing team's efforts. In Part 2, DeTora goes through steps to improve ROI once you're able to measure it. Gabrielle DeTora, for HealthLeaders Media
September 8, 2008





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