Healthcare Data Digest, October 5, 2012
October 5, 2012 Volume II Issue 40


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. 14 Percent of Consumers Use Online Resources to Comparison-Shop for Healthcare Treatments

  2. Use of Non-Medical Prescription Drugs Decreased Among Young Adults

  3. Hospital Observation Units Could Save the Healthcare System $3.1 Billion

  4. New Chart: Highlights of Highmark's Physician Pay-for-Performance Program

  5. Study Shows Knowledge Gap in Perceived Health Risks of Cigarette, Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking

  6. Rise in Knee Replacements Driven by Increase in Medicare Enrollees

  7. Infographic: Where Do Discharged Patients Go?

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Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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