Healthcare Data Digest, January 3, 2014
January 3, 2014 Volume IV Issue 1

Welcome to this week's Healthcare Data Digest. In case you missed any of this week's headlines in our Twitter news feed, you can view them now:

  1. Survey: Leading Healthcare Executives Optimistic About Healthcare Reform

  2. Study Reports Substantial Unmet Medical, Safety Needs for Patients and Caregivers Alike

  3. HINfographic: 7 Value-Based Priorities for Healthcare's Smart Money

  4. Most Workers Satisfied With Current Health Benefits; Insurance Remains Key Job Choice Factor

  5. New Chart: Who Conducts Home Visits?

  6. Improved Patient Education Increases Satisfaction with Day Surgery

  7. Increase Found in Consultations Before Cataract Surgery for Medicare Patients

  8. New! HIN on SlideShare: 2013 Benchmarks in Accountable Care

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