Healthcare Data Digest, April 12, 2013
April 12, 2013 Volume III Issue 15

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 Finds U.S. Dementia Care Costs as High as $215 Billion in 2010

  2. States with Most Restrictive Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Have High Rates of Patients Delaying Medical Care

  3. Infographic: Health Coaching's Call to Manage Weight, Chronic Disease

  4. 17 Percent of High Risk Chest Pain Patients Seen in ERs Evaluated by Cardiologists Within One Month

  5. New Chart: Top 5 Measurements of PHM Program Effectiveness

  6. Only 11 Percent of Payment to Doctors, Hospitals are Value-Oriented

  7. Study Finds Antidepressant Helps Relieve Pain from Chemotherapy

  8. Guest Post: Accountable Care Reflects Paradigm Shift from Volume to Value

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