Disease Management Digest, November 10, 2011
November 10, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 18

  1. UnitedHealth Group Campaign Builds Awareness of Diabetes Risks

  2. Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment Do Not Extend to Elderly

  3. New Chart: What's the ROI from Obesity Management Programs?

  4. Infant Growth Charts Can Predict Future Obesity Risk

  5. AHRQ Awards Millions to Expand Fight Against HAIs

  6. Q&A: How Do You Support PCPs Who May Prescribe Behavioral Health Medication?
    (open access until November 16.)

  7. Dementia Patients Less Likely to Return Home After Stroke

  8. Most Americans with Heart Muscle Disease Live Normal Life Spans

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: The Role of Embedded Case Managers in Clinical Transformation

  10. Deaths Associated with Hepatitis C Have Overtaken HIV Deaths

  11. Meditation Reduces Stress, Healthcare Costs

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