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Evidence-Based Care, Obesity Among 15 ‘Vital Signs’ for Monitoring Nation’s Health: IOM Report

Tracking 15 core measures, including evidence-based care and obesity, are crucial for assessing and monitoring the nation’s health, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Progress in these vital signs—or core measures— should reduce the burden … finish reading Evidence-Based Care, Obesity Among 15 ‘Vital Signs’ for Monitoring Nation’s Health: IOM Report

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5 Trends in Healthcare Include Antibiotic Overuse, Childhood Obesity Strategies: NCQA

Childhood obesity and overuse of antibiotics are among the five trends healthcare advocates are targeting, according to the State of Health Care Quality Report 2013 from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Overuse of antibiotics is still a concern … finish reading 5 Trends in Healthcare Include Antibiotic Overuse, Childhood Obesity Strategies: NCQA

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CBO Scoring Misses Billions in Potential Savings from Obesity Prevention Programs

Current methods for estimating the costs and savings of federal health legislation miss billions of dollars in potential long-term returns from effective obesity prevention policies, according to a new study released by the Campaign to End Obesity. Changing the way … finish reading CBO Scoring Misses Billions in Potential Savings from Obesity Prevention Programs

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