Disease Management Digest, January 3, 2013
January 3, 2013  Volume IX, Issue 23


  1. New Standards of Care Suggest Less Intensive Blood Pressure Goals for Diabetics

  2. Study Finds Decline in U.S. Cancer Screening Rates

  3. New Chart: Top Measures of ACO Success

  4. New MRI Method May Help Diagnose Dementia

  5. 24-Hospital Trial Shows Inexpensive Education Effort Increases Safe tPA Use for Stroke Treatment

  6. Q&A: Which High-Risk Diagnoses Need Population Health Management?

  7. NIH Study Suggests Gene Variation May Shape Bladder Cancer Treatment

  8. HealthSounds Podcast: Care Coordination for Dual Eligibles — A Results-Oriented Approach

  9. Only 44 Percent of PCPs Report Success in Helping Obese Patients Lose Weight

  10. Blood Transfusions Can Increase Death Risk in Heart Attack Patients

  11. Healthcare Reform, Care Transitions, Survivorship Top 10 Case Management Trends for 2013

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