Disease Management Digest, October 13, 2011
October 13, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 14


  1. Social, Emotional Issues Not Adequately Addressed for Breast Cancer Survivors

  2. MedPAC Proposal Threatens Care Access for Elderly with Brain Disease

  3. New Chart: Who's Responsible for Reducing Readmissions?

  4. Raising HDL Cholesterol Levels Reduces Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

  5. Better Obesity Treatment Discussions Needed Between Doctor and Patient

  6. Q&A: How Can the ED Reduce Heart Failure Admissions and Readmissions?
    (open access until October 19.)

  7. Liver Cancer Increasing in Low Risk Countries

  8. Is Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to High Blood Pressure Risk?

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Evaluating CMS' Bundled Payment Initiative — Operational, Financial and Clinical Considerations

  10. Educational Interventions May Help Patients With Poorly Controlled Diabetes

  11. 10 Ways Cancer Patients and Physicians Can Better Communicate

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© 2011 Disease Management Digest by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
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Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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