Healthcare Data Digest, May 11, 2012
May 11, 2012 Volume II Issue 19

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. Physician’s Mindfulness Skills Can Improve Care for Patient, Provider

  2. Stroke Risk High When Anti-Clotting Drugs Are Stopped

  3. Estimated Health Insurance Rebates Under Reform Law Total $1.3 Billion in 2012

  4. New Chart: Ways to Curb Avoidable ER Visits by Recently Discharged Patients

  5. Does Starting a Family Encourage Parents to Eat Healthier?

  6. Health, Prognosis Not Considered When Treating Elderly Lung Cancer Patients

  7. Organ Donation and 5 More Reasons Healthcare Should Follow Consumers to Social Media

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Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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