Healthcare Data Digest, December 7, 2012
December 7, 2012 Volume II Issue 48

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. Early 50s May Be Key Time to Reach Baby Boomers with Health Messages

  2. Most Women Who Have Double Mastectomy Do Not Need It

  3. Many Caregivers Concerned Over Having Adequate Insurance Coverage for Personal Healthcare Needs

  4. New Chart: What Do Hospitals Do for Their Patients Upon Discharge?

  5. 20 Percent of US Adults Experienced Mental Illness in the Past Year

  6. Study Identifies Characteristics, Motivations of Nurses More Likely to Continue Their Education

  7. Infographic: Physician Conversations with Breast Cancer Patients

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