Healthcare Data Digest, July 26, 2013
July 26, 2013 Volume III Issue 30

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. Healthy Life Expectancies at Age 65 Highest in Hawaii, Lowest in Mississippi

  2. Medicaid Programs Vary in Coverage of Preventive Care, Report Says

  3. HINfographic: Managing Population Health

  4. Study Estimates that 4.3 Million Prescriptions for Painkillers Were for Illicit Use by Doctor Shoppers

  5. New Chart: How Healthcare Identifies Individuals for Care Transition Management

  6. 56 Percent of Private Companies Already in Compliance with Next Wave of Health Reform Requirements

  7. Study Suggests that Chinese People May Be at Higher Risk for Stroke than Caucasians

  8. 4 Benefits of Online Health Communities in Chronic Care Management

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