Disease Management Digest, December 29, 2011
December 29, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 24

Welcome to our first annual "Best Of" issue of the Disease Management Digest containing the most popular stories from 2011 from this e-newsletter:

  1. 10 PCMH Pilots That Improved Diabetes Outcomes

  2. MyPlate Icon Helps People Make Healthy Food Choices

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Diagnoses Impacted by Case Management

  4. HHS Pledges $40 Million for Chronic Disease Prevention

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

  6. New Chart: What's the ROI from Case Management?

  7. Q&A: What is the Role of Patient Registries in DM?
    (open access until January 4.)

  8. U.S. Healthcare System Could Save Billions with Disease Registries

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Healthcare Trends in 2012 — Eighth Annual Strategic Industry Forecast

  10. Medicare Adds Coverage for Preventive Services to Reduce Obesity

  11. New Health Coach Profile: Meet Babs Hogan

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Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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