Disease Management Digest, July 14, 2011 Disease Management Digest
July 14, 2011 Volume VIII, Issue 1

  1. Could Parkinson's Patients Benefit from Virtual-Reality-Based Therapies?

  2. Most High-Grade Bladder Cancer Patients Don't Receive Guideline-Recommended Care

  3. New Chart: Top 5 Diagnoses Impacted by Case Management

  4. Generic Medications Lower Treatment Costs for Chronically Ill

  5. Elderly Can Safely Undergo Treatments for Circulation Disease

  6. Q&A: Which Populations Benefit Most from a Home Visit?
    (open access until July 19.)

  7. Simpler Combination Therapy May Prevent TB in HIV Patients

  8. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Blood Vessel Abnormalities

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Achieving Medication and Care Plan Adherence Through an Integrated Care Team

  10. Exposure to Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk

  11. IBM Predicts Top 5 Health and Wellness Devices of the Future

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