Disease Management Digest, March 8, 2012
March 8, 2012 Volume VIII, Issue 34


  1. Long-time Diabetics Have Increased Risk of Stroke

  2. Asthma Medications May Not Be As Effective for Overweight Asthmatic Children

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Tools in Tobacco Cessation Programs

  4. Counties with More Dermatologists Appear to Have Lower Melanoma Mortality Rates

  5. Physicians Order Costly, Redundant Neuroimaging for Stroke Patients

  6. Q&A: How Long Would It Take to Build a Medical Home Without an EMR?
    (Open access until March 14.)

  7. Heavy Exposure to Diesel Exhaust Linked to Lung Cancer Death in Miners

  8. Race, Neighborhood Status Linked with Worse Chronic Pain in Young Adults

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: CMS Innovation Panel Looks to Medication Adherence as Potential Delivery Innovation

  10. Stopping Hormone Therapy May Help Breast Cancer to Regress

  11. Mini Medical Homes Open Door to Disease-Based Patient-Centered Care

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