Healthcare Data Digest, September 30, 2011
September 30, 2011 Volume 1 Issue 39


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. Medical Homes Linked to Better Health in Children

  2. Diabetes May Increase Dementia Risk

  3. More Companies Offering Wellness Incentives to Control Care Costs

  4. New Chart: Top 5 Ways to Fund Telehealth

  5. Hospitalizations Increase for Alcohol and Drug Overdoses

  6. Increase in Children Accidentally Poisoned with Pharmaceuticals

  7. New Health Coach Profile: Meet Amy Hendel, ‘The HealthGal’

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