Healthcare Data Digest, January 25, 2013
January 25, 2013 Volume III Issue 4

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. Study Shows Ways Quality of Care Measures Can Be Improved for EHRs

  2. Personal Incomes Have Dropped for 10 Percent of PCPs

  3. Cancer Mortality Down 20 Percent from 1991 Peak

  4. New Chart: Top 5 Incentive-Based Health Improvement Programs

  5. Guided Care Provides Better Quality of Care for Chronically Ill Older Adults

  6. Popularity of 'Walk-In' Retail Health Clinics Keeps Growing: Poll

  7. Infographic: Envisioning the Future of Health Technology

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