Disease Management Digest, November 17, 2011
November 17, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 19

  1. Telephonic Weight Loss Program for Obesity As Effective As In-person Program

  2. Depression in Young People Increases Heart Disease Mortality Risk

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Measures of Successful Incentives Programs

  4. CDC Launches New Antibiotic Tracking System in Hospitals

  5. Children in Lower-income Households More Likely to Be Obese

  6. Q&A: Why Use Motivational Interviewing to Elicit Behavior Change?
    (open access until November 30.)

  7. Intensive Therapy Reduces Kidney Disease in Type 1 Diabetes

  8. Pneumonia Most Common Infection After Heart Surgery

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Fifth Annual Medical Home Benchmarks — PCMH Stepping Stone to ACO

  10. Parkinsonís Disease Patients More Likely to Have Leg Restlessness

  11. Rate of Stroke Increasing Among Women During, Soon After Pregnancy

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