Healthcare Data Digest, October 12, 2012
October 12, 2012 Volume II Issue 41

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. Analysis Shows Record-Low Healthcare Cost Increases in 2012

  2. Improving Confidence Keeps Breast Cancer Survivors Exercising

  3. Committed Payors/Purchasers Crucial to Development of High-Intensity Primary Care Programs

  4. New Chart: What's the ROI from Medication Adherence Programs?

  5. 71 Percent of Adults Feel Being Up-to-Date on Immunizations is Important to Maintaining Good Health

  6. Patients Feel More in Control of Their Health When Physicians Share Notes

  7. Meet Healthcare Case Manager Sheryl Riley: Survivorship Critical Next Challenge for Care Managers

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Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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