Disease Management Digest, August 8, 2013
August 8, 2013  Volume X, Issue 1

  1. Diabetics Treated in Medical Home Practice Had 21 Percent Lower Total Medical Costs

  2. AAFP Study: Chronic Disease Management Tied to Provision of Preventive Care Services

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Areas Improved from mHealth

  4. IOM to Determine Effectiveness of National, State and Community Obesity Prevention Efforts

  5. Anemic Patients 41 Percent More Likely to Develop Dementia

  6. Q&A: How Does Kaiser Permanente Encourage Health Behavior Change?

  7. Moderate Kidney Disease Costs Medicare Tens of Billions of Dollars Each Year

  8. HealthSounds Podcast: Performance Quality Measurement and Reporting for Accountable Care

  9. U-M Research: How Women Make Breast Cancer Treatment Choices

  10. Infographic: Population Health Management Reduces Risk and Spend Across Care Continuum

  11. Rise of Antibiotic Resistance Among HAIs Much Greater than Prior CDC Estimates

  12. Meet Health Coach Alexis Koutlas: Natural Progression from Nurse to Case Manager to Coach

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