Healthcare Data Digest, May 18, 2012
May 18, 2012 Volume II 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. United States Spends More for Healthcare Than 12 Industrialized Nations

  2. School-Based Clinics Boost Adolescent Vaccination Rates

  3. Expanding CDHPs Could Help Cut Overall Healthcare Spending

  4. New Chart: Top 5 Ways Case Managers Interact with Patients

  5. Lifelong Depression May Increase Risk of Vascular Dementia

  6. Long Commutes Associated with Increased Weight, Other Indicators of Metabolic Risk

  7. Demographics Drive 5 Dietary Patterns in U.S. Adults

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