Disease Management Digest, December 1, 2011
December 1, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 20

  1. Medicare Adds Coverage for Preventive Services to Reduce Obesity

  2. Mobile Clinics, Home Visits of Little Benefit to Children With Asthma

  3. New Chart: Top Percentages of Reduction in Avoidable ER Visits

  4. NYC Colon Cancer Screening Campaign Erases Disparity Gaps in Colonoscopy Use

  5. COPD Awareness Continues to Rise

  6. Q&A: How Can Health Plans Promote Health Coaching in Primary Care?
    (open access until December 7.)

  7. Could Alcohol Consumption by Adolescents Increase Risk of Breast Cancer?

  8. Test Preferred By Expert Panel Ineffective at Identifying Children With Diabetes

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Demonstrating the Value of the Embedded Case Manager for the Medicare Population

  10. Fatty Liver Disease Poses No Excess Risk for Death

  11. 5 Steps to Reduce 30-Day Readmissions for Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Pneumonia

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