"It is simply not helpful for politicians looking for votes, or consultants looking for clients, to suggest that American hospitals kill more patients than they save. Such outlandish statements distract our nation from the real issues plaguing our health care system by suggesting that the problem is worse than it is."
—Rulon Stacey, president and CEO, Poudre Valley Health System, during his chairman's remarks at the ACHE Congress in March.

"It's like an American Express card-don't leave home without it."
—Greg Williams, referring to his pedometer in a Richmond Times-Dispatch article about businesses offering employees incentives for taking part in wellness programs.

"If the law is so good, why are so many waivers needed?"
—Sen. Michael Enzi, in a New York Times article about exemptions employers and labor unions received for complying with parts of the health care reform law.