Healthcare Data Digest, November 8, 2013
November 8, 2013 Volume III Issue 45
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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. Evaluation of Hospital Infection Prevention Policies Can Identify Opportunities for Improvement: Study

  2. Can Mobile Healthcare Apps Drive Patient Engagement, Enhance Care Delivery?

  3. Infographic: Health Reform and Women

  4. Majority of Ambulatory Physicians Could Exchange Prescription, Lab Data in 2011

  5. New Chart: Care Management Components for Dual Eligibles

  6. Aon Hewitt Analysis Shows Lowest U.S. Healthcare Cost Increases in More Than a Decade

  7. Smokers Worldwide More Likely to Think About Quitting on Mondays

  8. Healthcare Benchmarks Video: Coordination of Care for Dual Eligibles

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