Healthcare Data Digest, August 3, 2012
August 3, 2012 Volume II 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. PAs, RNs Spend More Time Online for Professional Reasons Than Physicians

  2. Could Menu Labeling Requirements Lead to Healthier Options at Restaurants?

  3. Depression Rates Triple Among Adolescent Girls Ages 12 and 15

  4. New Chart: How to Reduce Avoidable ER Visits by the Recently Discharged

  5. Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries Most Satisfied with Their Health Insurance

  6. Diagnostic Tests Infrequently Used in Hypertensive Adolescents

  7. Advocate Physician Partnersí Contract Strategy Promotes Value Over Volume

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