Healthcare Data Digest, May 3, 2013
May 3, 2013 Volume III Issue 18

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. 63 Percent of Patients Did Not Fill Statin Prescription Due to Concerns Over Taking Medication

  2. Study: Recent Slowdown in Health Spending Growth Mostly Tied to the Economy

  3. Infographic: Healthcare Case Management Across the Care Continuum

  4. Study Highlights Need for PCMHs to Identify Mental Health Disorders at Young Age

  5. New Chart: Top 5 Mobile Health Technologies

  6. Doctors-In-Training Spend Little Time At Patient Bedside, Study Finds

  7. Hawaii Residents Remained Least Likely to be Stressed in 2012

  8. 2 Common Missteps of Healthcare Social Business Strategies

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