Disease Management Digest, December 19, 2013
December 19, 2013  Volume X, Issue 19

  1. Diagnosed Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes Rising Among Privately Insured Americans

  2. Public Gets Early Snapshot of MRSA, C. difficile Infections in Individual Hospitals

  3. New Chart: Top Components of an ACO

  4. Lung Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall, Helping to Drive Decrease in Overall Cancer Deaths

  5. Secondary Conditions Affect Length of Hospital Stay for HIV Patients

  6. Q&A: What Social and Behavioral Techniques Encourage Health Management?

  7. Duration of Diabetes and Advancing Age Independently Predict Diabetes Complications, Death Risk

  8. Home Visits: Assessing Complex Patients Post-Discharge To Reduce Readmissions

  9. Michigan Hospitals Form Network to Help Revolutionize Stroke Clinical Research

  10. HINfographic: Medication Adherence — Getting America to Take Its Medicine

  11. Pilot Finds Pediatric Obesity Patients Like Telehealth Services

  12. Healthcare 3.0: Health Coaches Inspire Accountability at the Patient Level

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