Disease Management Digest, October 25, 2012
October 25, 2012 Volume IX, Issue 15

  1. Cancer Disparities Between Washington, D.C. Blacks and Whites Greater Than Those Nationwide

  2. Hospital Uses ‘Lean’ Manufacturing Techniques to Speed Stroke Care

  3. New Chart: How Long Does it Take to Create an ACO?

  4. C. Diff Infections Becoming More Common, Severe

  5. No Benefit From High-Dose Multivitamins Found for HIV Patients Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy

  6. Q&A: What Tools Do You Use to Risk-Stratify Patients?

  7. Antidepressants Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke

  8. Blood Hormone Levels Can Predict Long-term Breast Cancer Risk

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Healthcare Performance Benchmarks — Diabetes Management

  10. Partial Sleep Deprivation Linked to Obesity

  11. Infographic: Asthma Care Advances

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© 2012 Disease Management Digest by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
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Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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