Healthcare Data Digest, July 19, 2013
July 19, 2013 Volume III Issue 29

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. Medicare Beneficiaries More Likely to Receive Appropriate Routine Care in HMOs than Traditional FFS Plans

  2. Could Maternal Depression Be Linked to Childhood Obesity?

  3. HINfographic on Care Transitions: Coordinating a Smooth Move Between Care Sites

  4. Study Sheds Light on Why Low-Income Patients Prefer Hospital Care to a Doctor's Office

  5. New Chart: Top 5 Health Coaching Promotion Tools

  6. Poor Diet, Inadequate Physical Activity Two Driving Forces Behind Nationís Health

  7. 1 in 5 Employees Under Age 30 Ineligible for Health Benefits, Only Half of Those Eligible Participate

  8. Healthcare 3.0: Health Coaches Inspire Accountability at the Patient Level

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