Healthcare Data Digest, June 7, 2013
June 7, 2013 Volume III Issue 23

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. When Doctors and Patients Share in Decisions, Hospital Costs Go Up

  2. Twitter a Popular Source for Vaccination Information, Debate

  3. HINfographic: Medication Adherence — Getting America to Take Its Medicine

  4. Children in Traditional Two-Parent Married Household 17 Percent Less Likely to Be Obese

  5. New Chart: Who Coordinates Care Transitions?

  6. Study Finds 13 Percent Increase in Hospitals that Require Pediatrician Certification

  7. Californians with Medical Home More Likely to Get Flu Shots, Preventive Treatment

  8. Ideas to Ease Challenges of Mobile Health Adoption

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