Healthcare Data Digest, October 28, 2011
October 28, 2011 Volume 1 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. 46 Percent of Physician Practices Do Not Qualify As Medical Home

  2. Obese Children Require Smaller Doses of Anesthesia than Non-obese

  3. U.S. Health System Scores 64 out of 100 on Key Quality Measures

  4. New Chart: Top 5 Success Metrics for ACOs

  5. Binge Drinking Cost United States Billions in 2006

  6. Adult Congenital Heart Patients With High Surgery Costs Likely to Die in Hospital

  7. One Third of Medical Homes Will Join an ACO

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