Healthcare Data Digest, February 22, 2013 Healthcare Data Digest
February 22, 2013 Volume III Issue 8

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. Cigna Study: CDHPs Flourish Despite Difficult Economy, Increasing Regulations

  2. Many Top-Ranked Hospitals Unable to Provide Price Estimate for Total Hip Replacement Procedure

  3. Infographic: Medical Home Paves Way for Patient Satisfaction

  4. More People Meeting Recommended Goals in Three Key Markers of Diabetes Control

  5. New Chart: Top 5 Health Professionals on the PHM Team

  6. Reports Show Fewer Adolescents Getting Substance Abuse Prevention Messaging

  7. Reducing Sodium in U.S. May Save Up to 500,000 Lives Over 10 Years

  8. Is Healthcare Getting the Most from Quality Improvement Organizations?

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