Healthcare Data Digest, July 1, 2011
July 1, 2011 Volume 1 Issue 26

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. Heat Waves Drive Hospital Admissions in Urban Areas

  2. Self-Care Could Save Patients, Healthcare System $5 billion Annually

  3. Black Heart Attack Patients Wait Longer for Treatment

  4. New Chart: Top 5 Diagnoses Impacted by Case Management

  5. Decline in Number of Americans with Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

  6. High Prevalence, Severity of Childhood Food Allergy in U.S.

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