Healthcare Data Digest, July 27, 2012
July 27, 2012 Volume II 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. 20 Percent of U.S. Women Were Uninsured in 2010, Up from 15 Percent in 2000

  2. Physical Health Problems Increase Use of Mental Health Services

  3. Payment Model Lowers Medical Spending, Improves Care

  4. New Chart: Top 5 Methods to Identify Patients for Diabetes Management

  5. Study Unravels Rare Heart Condition in Young, Healthy Women

  6. Mothers Who Give Birth to Large Infants at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer

  7. Meet Health Coach Mary Jo Clarkson: Helping Pregnant, High-Risk Women on Path to Optimum Wellness

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