Healthcare Data Digest, October 25, 2013
October 25, 2013 Volume III Issue 43

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. Skill Ratings Predict Which Surgeons Perform Safer Surgeries

  2. 2012-13 Flu Season Had 2 to 3 Times the Impact Over More Typical Flu Season on the Workplace, School

  3. HINfographic: Healthcare Strategic Planning for 2014

  4. Children More Likely to Get Preventive Care When Parents Use Integrated PHR

  5. New Table: 5 Reasons Bundled Payments Are Member-Friendly

  6. Traumatic Injuries in Elderly Patients are Often Underestimated

  7. Retired Night Shift Workers Have Higher Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

  8. Deeper Data Dive Improves ACO Performance, Quality

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