Healthcare Data Digest, June 14, 2013
June 14, 2013 Volume III Issue 24

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. 60 Percent of Uninsured Sole Proprietors Place Business Priorities Over Personal Health, Wellness

  2. Report Finds Fewer Americans Having Problems Paying Medical Bills

  3. Infographic: Practice Profitability

  4. Study: Black Patients in Segregated Areas More Likely to Receive Surgery at Low-Quality Hospitals

  5. New Chart: Greatest Challenges of mHealth

  6. Commercial Payors Offer Fewer Upside-Only Payment Structures for ACOs

  7. Rapid, Irregular Heartbeat May Be Linked to Problems with Memory and Thinking

  8. Meet Nurse Health Coach Elizabeth Scala: Helping RNs Avoid Burnout, Achieve Balance

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