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The Week in Numbers by charlottegee
November 14, 2008, 12:38 pm
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Installment #4:

80% in U.S. worry about medical bills

Cleveland Clinic doctors pick Top 10 innovations in medicine

Fewer Than 12% of Hospitals Use Electronic Health Record Systems

The percentage of heart-surgery patients who received standard treatment to prevent blood clots ranged from 59 percent to 96 percent at Seattle-area hospitals

Test showed that Google’s tool highlighted flu outbreaks about two weeks faster than the CDC’s tracking

By 2020, Burrill estimates the most common pharmaceuticals will be memory drugs

New Blues VC Fund Aims to Improve Healthcare, Has $116 Million to Invest

Turns out C. diff is infecting more than 1 in 100 inpatients, a nationwide survey just found

Interoperable PHRs Could Save $19B Annually, Study Finds

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