Healthcare Data Digest, December 20, 2013
December 20, 2013 Volume III Issue 51

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. Dementia Risk Greatest for Older Native Americans, African-Americans with Diabetes

  2. 46 Percent of Hospital Executives Won't Implement a Future ACO

  3. HINfographic: The Medical Home Neighborhood

  4. Half of Psychiatrists Reject Private and Federal Insurance, Preferring Cash

  5. New Chart: Top Behavior Change Tools in Health Coaching

  6. Satisfaction Found Among Pediatric Obesity Patients Using Telehealth Services

  7. 1 in 4 Employees Choose Lower-Priced Health Plan via Private Insurance Exchanges to Lower Premiums

  8. Care vs. Case Management: 7 Structural Differences

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Physician Hospital Organizations

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