Healthcare Data Digest, January 18, 2013
January 18, 2013 Volume III Issue 3

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. EHRs with Technical Assistance Can Improve Patient Care

  2. Can Blood Pressure Drugs Reduce the Risk of Dementia?

  3. US Health Spending Growth in 2011 Remained Low at 3.9 Percent for Third Consecutive Year

  4. New Chart: Reductions in Avoidable ER Visits

  5. Outsourced Radiologists Perform Better Reading for Fewer Hospitals

  6. Hispanics Lack Trust in Healthcare Professionals, Avoid Cancer Screenings More Often

  7. Healthcare Reform, Care Transitions, Survivorship Top 10 Case Management Trends for 2013

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