Healthcare Data Digest, October 26, 2012
October 26, 2012 Volume II 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. Commercially Available EHRs Are Associated with Better Physician Performance

  2. Severe Psoriasis Patients Have Nearly Twice the Risk of Diabetes

  3. Likely Voters Rank Healthcare as Second Most Important Issue in Presidential Choice

  4. New Chart: How Long Does it Take to Create an ACO?

  5. Nursing Workloads Multiply Likelihood of Death Among Black Patients Over White Patients

  6. "Biggest Loser" Study Finds Modest Diet, Exercise Can Sustain Weight Loss

  7. Infographic: Identity Theft and Healthcare Fraud Factor Into High Healthcare Cost Equation

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Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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