Healthcare Data Digest, June 3, 2011
June 3, 2011 Volume 1 Issue 22

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. Health Reform Law to Insure All Uninsured Women by 2014

  2. Employer Medical Costs May Increase by 8.5% in 2012

  3. "Smoothing" Approach Reduces Occupancy Rates in Hospitals

  4. New Chart: Populations Linked to Avoidable ER Use

  5. Family Caregivers Likely Non-Adherent to Own Medications

  6. BMI Gain Between Pregnancies Increases Women's Gestational Diabetes Risk

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