Healthcare Data Digest, March 8, 2013
March 8, 2013 Volume III Issue 10

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 Examines Gaps in How Physicians, Media and Policymakers Talk About Health

  2. Study Shows Medicare Savings When Local Pharmacies Fill 90-Day Prescriptions

  3. Infographic: ACO Activity Assessment Tracks Launch of Accountable Care Organizations

  4. Research on Physician Opinions of ACOs Reveals Skepticism

  5. New Chart: Top 5 Embedded Case Manager-Patient Interactions

  6. Wide Range in Patient Charges Found for Most Common Outpatient Conditions in ERs

  7. Are PTSD Symptoms Common Among ICU Survivors?

  8. Meet Health Coach Alexis Koutlas: Natural Progression from Nurse to Case Manager to Coach

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