Disease Management Digest, September 1, 2011
September 1, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 8


  1. Stroke Center Designations May Decrease ‘Weekend Effect’

  2. 65 Million More Obese U.S. Adults Expected by 2030

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Benefit-Based Health & Wellness Incentives

  4. Commonly Prescribed Antibiotic Reduces Acute COPD Attacks

  5. Lower Socioeconomic Status Linked with Heart Disease

  6. Q&A: What Qualities Should Health Coaches Have to Motivate Behavior Change?
    (open access until September 7.)

  7. Patients’ Underlying Health Linked to Worse Outcomes for Melanoma

  8. Are Women Getting Unneeded Osteoporosis Screenings?

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Embedded Case Management in the Primary Care Practice — Program Design and Results

  10. HPV Vaccine Rates Trail Other Teen Vaccines

  11. States Hungry for Obesity and Weight Management Programs

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