Healthcare Data Digest, February 8, 2013
February 8, 2013 Volume III Issue 6

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. Many Michigan PCPs Expect to Have Capacity for New Medicaid Patients in 2014

  2. 69 Percent of U.S. Adults Track a Health Indicator or Symptom for Themselves, Loved Ones

  3. Many Hospitalized Children Who Require Prolonged CPR Survive

  4. New Chart: Top 5 Medical Home Strategies for Patient Engagement

  5. Poll Finds Bipartisan Public Support for Creating State Insurance Exchanges Despite Party Divisions Over ACA

  6. Hospitalists Suggest Daily Workload May Adversely Impact Safety, Quality of Patient Care

  7. Q&A: Predicting 2013 Healthcare Trends

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