Healthcare Data Digest, February 1, 2013
February 1, 2013 Volume III Issue 5

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. Checklists in Operating Rooms Improve Performance During Emergencies

  2. Many States Upgrading Medicaid Enrollment Systems to Prepare for ACA in 2014

  3. Nearly Half of Children Under 2 Did Not Receive Recommended Vaccinations

  4. New Chart: What's the ROI from Diabetes Management Programs?

  5. Simple Policy Change Could Solve U.S. Physician Shortages, Reduce Costs in 25 States

  6. 1 in 5 Parents Very Concerned About Children, Teens Misusing Narcotics

  7. Infographic: Population Health Management Reduces Risk and Spend Across Care Continuum

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