Disease Management Digest, August 25, 2011
August 25, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 7

  1. Annual Cervical Cancer Screening Persists, Despite Guidelines

  2. BMI Better Predictor of Diabetes Risk Than Waist Size

  3. New Chart: Which Providers Will Participate in ACOs?

  4. Simple Ultrasound Test May Identify People at Stroke Risk

  5. Drug Mark-ups for Treating Critically Ill at 650 Percent

  6. Q&A: How Do You Identify High-Risk Patients for Case Management?
    (open access until August 30.)

  7. Dementia Patients Benefit from Hospice Care

  8. Could PCPs Hold the Key to Suicide Prevention?

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: The Patient Experience — How to Keep the Healthcare Customer Satisfied

  10. Study Finds Drop in Disbursements for AIDS Response

  11. Adultsí Top 10 Health Concerns for Kids

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