Disease Management Digest, October 4, 2012
October 4, 2012 Volume IX, Issue 12

  1. People Severely Overweight Remain Fastest Increasing Group of Obese Americans

  2. EHR Use Associated with Improved Outcomes for Diabetics

  3. New Table: Highlights of Highmark's Physician Pay-for-Performance Program

  4. Is Smoking, Heavy Drinking Linked to Earlier Onset of Pancreatic Cancer?

  5. Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to More Severe Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

  6. Q&A: How Do You Increase Engagement in Health and Wellness Coaching?

  7. Study Confirms Use of Smartphones' Medical Images to Evaluate Stroke Patients in Remote Locations

  8. Chronic Kidney Disease Warning Sign Independent of Hypertension, Diabetes

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Improving Population Health Management Through Effective, Efficient Data Analytics

  10. Researchers Define Two Categories of Multiple Sclerosis Patients

  11. Data Analytics Drive Population Health Management Design, Success

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