Disease Management Digest, September 20, 2012
September 20, 2012 Volume IX, Issue 10

  1. Adult Obesity Rates Could Exceed 60 Percent in 13 States by 2030

  2. Cardiovascular Disease Community Calls for Tougher Targets to Curb Global Risk

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Targeted Conditions to Reduce Readmissions

  4. Chronically Ill Patients Connected to kp.org More Confident in Managing Conditions

  5. Million Hearts Recognizes Health Systems' Success in Helping Patients Control High Blood Pressure

  6. Q&A: How Do You Move from a Disease Focus to a Population Health Management Approach?

  7. Study Identifies a Way to Reduce Risk of Asthma Attacks

  8. Early Menopause Associated with Increased Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Recruiting, Training and Case Load Management Strategies for Embedded Case Managers

  10. Common Application Simplifies Process for HIV Patients to Apply for Assistance Programs

  11. Infographic: Medical Home Paves Way for Patient Satisfaction

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