Healthcare Data Digest, August 2, 2013
August 2, 2013 Volume III Issue 31

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. Study Finds U.S. Physicians Put Patients' Best Interests Before Healthcare Costs

  2. Men Who Regularly Skip Breakfast at Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

  3. HINfographic: The 4 Ws of Home Visits

  4. Cost of Treating Dizziness in the ER Soars, Finds Johns Hopkins Study

  5. New Table: 6 Competencies of a Primary Clinical Health Coach

  6. Poll: 82 Percent of Adults Support Banning Smoking in Cars When Children are Present

  7. Workplace Health Coverage Falls, Despite Economic Recovery

  8. Meet Health Coach Tiffini Holmes: Corporate Wellness Programs Key to Healthy Workforce

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