Healthcare Data Digest, September 13, 2013 Healthcare Data Digest
September 13, 2013 Volume III Issue 37

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. 1 in 4 Medicare Patients with Advanced Cancer Dies in the Hospital, Care Intensity at End of Life Increases

  2. SAMHSA Survey Shows Continued Reduced Levels of Prescription Drug Use Among Young Adults

  3. HINfographic: New Players on the Value-Based Healthcare Team

  4. 2 of 5 Uninsured Adults in States That Do Not Expand Medicaid Under ACA Would Have No New Insurance Options in 2014

  5. New Table: Characteristics of a Bon Secours Nurse Navigator Case Load

  6. Heart Attack Mortality Rates Unchanged in Spite of Faster Hospital Care

  7. Lower-Cost Drug Substitutions May Mean Savings for Medicare Patients, Government

  8. 3 Ways to Use Registries to Close Care Gaps

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