Healthcare Data Digest, May 17, 2013
May 17, 2013 Volume III Issue 20

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. More Than 20 Percent of Medicare Beneficiaries Report Skipping Doses, Postponing Medication Refills

  2. Nurse Staffing Ratios Affect Hospital Readmissions for Children with Common Conditions

  3. Infographic: Rolling Out the Red Carpet to Improve Patient Satisfaction

  4. Increase in Medical Treatment Caused Greatest Increase in U.S. Healthcare Costs

  5. New Chart: Top Measures of Incentive Program Success

  6. Study Examines How Social Relationships Influence Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients

  7. Proposed "Medicare Essential" Plan Estimated to Save Billions Over 10 Years While Simplifying Benefits

  8. Is Healthcare Getting the Most from Quality Improvement Organizations?

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