Disease Management Digest, May 3, 2012
May 3, 2012 Volume VIII, Issue 42


  1. Web Videonovela Series Helps Spanish-speaking Patients Compare Diabetes Treatments

  2. Top 7 Contributing Factors to High Blood Pressure

  3. New Chart: Ways to Curb Avoidable ER Visits by Recently Discharged Patients

  4. Aetna Joins Fight Against Childhood Obesity

  5. Regional Variation in Rates of Cardiac Procedures Rising in Michigan

  6. Q&A: What's the Caseload for Integrative Health Coaching?
    (Open access until May 9.)

  7. Medicare Penalty Appears to Drive Hospital Infection Prevention Efforts

  8. Change in Attitude May Ease Chronic Pain By Aiding Sleep

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Reducing Avoidable Medicaid ER Visits With a Community Partnership Approach

  10. Research Examines When Benefits of Screening Mammography Outweigh the Harms for Women

  11. 27 Questions to Ask to Prevent Heart Failure Readmissions

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