Healthcare Data Digest, May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012 Volume II Issue 21


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. Nearly 22 Percent of Pregnant White Women Smoke Cigarettes

  2. Has Massachusetts Health Reform Improved Heart Attack Readmission Rates?

  3. More Than $20 Billion Spent on Healthcare Incentives May Be Wasted

  4. New Chart: Top Targeted Conditions for Patient Registries

  5. Survey Reveals Interest in Video Games that Encourage Physical Activity

  6. Treatment Disparities of Children in EDs Based on Insurance Status

  7. Meet Case Management Manager Hillary Calderon: Care Coordination Crucial to Achieving Better Outcomes, Costs

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