Healthcare Data Digest, July 12, 2013
July 12, 2013 Volume III Issue 28

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. 77 Percent of Healthcare Companies Include Telephonic Follow-Up in Care Transition Management Program

  2. Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Increases Risk of MRSA Among New Mothers

  3. Infographic: Tablet Usage by Physicians

  4. Many State Health Departments Cannot Fill Vacancies for Public Health Nurses

  5. New Chart: Top 5 Ways to Identify Individuals for Case Management

  6. Deaths from Prescription Painkiller Overdoses Rise Sharply Among Women

  7. Are Physicians Conveying Important Data About Dietary Supplements to Patients?

  8. Meet Nurse Turned Health Coach Jeaneen Mullenhard: Moving from Fixing Disease to Preventing It

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