Disease Management Digest, February 28, 2013
February 28, 2013  Volume IX, Issue 31


  1. Does Bariatric Surgery Impact Medical Costs Associated with Obesity?

  2. CDC iPad App Allows Users to Become Disease Outbreak Investigators

  3. New Chart: What's the ROI from Wellness Incentives?

  4. Pancreatitis Risk Doubles With New Class of Diabetes Drugs, Say Scientists

  5. Gap Found Between Parents’ Perceptions of Children’s Weight and Expert Definitions

  6. Q&A: How Do Aetna Medicare's Case Managers Interact with Their Patients?

  7. Total Antioxidants in Diet Not Related to Risk of Stroke, Dementia

  8. HealthSounds Podcast: Population Health Management — Achieving Results in a Value-Based Healthcare System

  9. Research Suggests Malaria Can De Defeated Without Globally Led Eradication Program

  10. Infographic: Spotlight on Embedded Case Management

  11. Scale-Up of HIV Treatment in Rural South Africa Increases Adult Life Expectancy

  12. New LinkedIn Forum, CaseTalk, for Healthcare’s Case Managers

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