Healthcare Data Digest, September 7, 2012
September 7, 2012 Volume II Issue 36

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. U.S. Performs Worst on Potentially Preventable Death Rates Compared to France, Germany and the U.K.

  2. Satisfaction Levels Rising for CDHPs, Slipping for Traditional Plans

  3. ICU Diagnostic Errors May Account for as Many Annual Deaths as Breast Cancer

  4. New Chart: Top Functionalities of Patient Registries

  5. Medical Home Infographic: What's the Biggest Barrier to PCMH Adoption?

  6. Children with Neurologic Disorders at High Risk of Death from Flu

  7. Case Managers: Challenged by Controversial Reform Laws, Struggling Economy

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