Disease Management Digest, August 23, 2012
August 23, 2012 Volume IX, Issue 6

  1. State Laws on School Snacks, Drinks May Help Prevent Weight Gain

  2. Black Stroke Survivors Face Greater Risk from High Blood Pressure

  3. New Chart: Which 5 Changes Can Improve Patient Satisfaction?

  4. Do Breast Cancer Patients with High Density Mammograms Face Increased Death Risk?

  5. Depression May Go Overlooked When Physicians Use EMRs

  6. Q&A: How is a Diabetes Education Program Structured?

  7. Resistance to Dementia May Run in the Family

  8. Blood Test Could Guide Treatment for Kidney Cancer

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Advanced Illness Care Coordination — A Case Study on Aetna's Compassionate Care Program

  10. Study Details Power of New Chip to Diagnose Disease

  11. Overcoming Occupational Challenges of Case Management

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