Healthcare Data Digest, March 23, 2012
March 23, 2012 Volume II Issue 12

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. Interest in Health Insurance Exchanges Grows in Individual, Group Health Insurance Markets

  2. Prescribing Opioids for Pain After Surgery Associated with Long-Term Use

  3. Children Treated for Cancer May Reach Developmental Milestones Later Than Peers

  4. New Chart: What's the Biggest Challenge in Reducing Avoidable ER Visits?

  5. Study Finds Variation in CT Scan Ordering by ED Physicians

  6. Do Obese Workers Have Higher Health Costs than Smokers?

  7. Hospitals Will Spend More on IT, Move Toward ACOs in Near Future

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