Healthcare Data Digest, July 15, 2011
July 15, 2011 Volume 1 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. Patients Respond Best to Visual, Numerical Risk Indicators

  2. Medicaid Enrollment Improves Financial Stability for Low-Income Americans

  3. Low-Dose CT Compared to X-rays Lowers Lung Cancer Mortality

  4. New Chart: Who Reviews HRA Results?

  5. Small, Rural Hospitals Provide Lower Quality of Care

  6. Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Women's Risk of Cardiac Death

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© 2011 Healthcare Data Digest by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
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Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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