Disease Management Digest, May 24, 2012
May 24, 2012 Volume VIII, Issue 45


  1. Heart Disease, Stroke Deaths Drop Significantly for People with Diabetes

  2. Web-based Video Enhances Patient Compliance with Cancer Screening

  3. New Table: 4 Ways to Reduce Avoidable ER Visits by Children

  4. Having Purpose in Life Helps Fight Alzheimer's Disease

  5. Sleep Apnea May Increase Risk of Cancer Mortality

  6. Q&A: Should You Partner Case Managers with Newly Diagnosed Patients?
    (Open access until May 30.)

  7. Taking Cholesterol Drugs in Hospital May Improve Stroke Outcomes

  8. Internet Usage Patterns May Signify Depression

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Demonstrating the Value of the Embedded Case Manager for the Medicare Population

  10. Sudden Cardiac Death Higher in Men with Slower Electrical Impulses Through Heart

  11. Forget About the Pizza, What About the Sodium in School Lunches?

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Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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