Disease Management Digest, January 16, 2014
January 16, 2014  Volume X, Issue 23

  1. Study Demonstrates Need to Change Scoring System for Heart Disease

  2. Rates of New Lung Cancer Cases Decrease Among U.S. Men, Women

  3. New Chart: Top Behavior Change Tools in Health Coaching

  4. UnitedHealthcare Collaborates with Konami and Zamzee to Help Reduce Childhood Obesity

  5. AHA's Go Red For Women, Ad Council Launch National PSA to Address Heart Disease

  6. Q&A: How Can Reminder E-mails Generate Long-term Behavior Change?

  7. Researchers Develop Tool to Determine Individual Risk of Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis

  8. Dual Eligibles: Closing Care Gaps and Engaging Members in Self-Management

  9. Prevalence of Hepatitis C Varies Widely Among Hispanics

  10. HINfographic: The Medical Home Neighborhood

  11. Could Texting Boost Flu Vaccine Rates Among Pregnant Women?

  12. Guest Post: Group Health Coaching Improves Healthy Habits, Patient Wellness

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