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2014-06-30 12:26:11

- Total U.S. Medical Costs continue to rise at a slower pace NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, a leading global provider of financial market indices, announced today the results of the S&P Healthcare Claims Indices showing healthcare costs rose 3.5% in the 12 months ended February 2014 compared to the 4.9% rise for the 12 months ended February 2013. Medical costs - inpatient and outpatient hospitalization plus professional services - rose 3.1%...

2014-06-11 23:04:35

Electronic Medical Record market can be segmented by Geographies, Components, Deployments, Companies, MacroIndicators, Endusers, Applications and Products - http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/emr-ehr-reports-9755917902.html. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The global Electronic Medical Record (EMR) market is currently growing at a CAGR of 9.0% from 2013 to 2018, and is expected to reach $18,301.72 million by 2018, from $11,888.40 million in 2013. Reducing healthcare costs with the use...

2014-06-09 23:04:14

Payer Payroll market report can be segmented by Geographies and Companies. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/payer-payroll-reports-2729802903.html (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The global payer payroll market is forecasted to grow at CAGR of 5.8% for the time period 2013-2018. In 2013, it accounted for $750.2 million and it is expected to grow to $996.3 million by 2018. The most essential factors for driving the healthcare industry globally are overall reduction in healthcare costs,...

2014-05-30 23:12:07

Club Managers now have one resource for employee health and member engagement. San Juan Capistrano, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Private Golf, Yacht and City Clubs have long been known to facilitate a healthy culture and environment for their members. In light of the recent changes to healthcare laws, employees in all industries have had their healthcare costs and lifestyles put under a microscope. The results for the Private Club Industry have mirrored those of employers across the U.S. and...

2014-04-30 08:33:55

Innovative big data company leaps beyond simple cost transparency to provide key physician performance transparency data for self-insured employers. SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MD Insider introduced its Physician Performance Transparency solution. For the first time ever, employers can now clearly review the performance of the physicians in their healthcare networks, enabling them to significantly reduce healthcare costs while improving the quality of...

2014-04-08 08:32:27

ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital administrators estimate that one-third of healthcare costs are the result of tests and treatments that aren't medically necessary and ordered to prevent lawsuits, according to a new survey by Atlanta-based Jackson Healthcare. Ninety-four percent of survey participants affirmed that the practice of defensive medicine drives up healthcare costs in the U.S. They also estimated an average of 57 percent of physicians practice defensive...

2014-03-07 23:04:17

While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recently proposed changes to national nutrition labels will be open for public comment for the next three months, Susquehanna Health (SH) Clinical Dietitian Michelle Underwood already embraces the changes as valuable to improving lives while reducing obesity and healthcare costs. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recently proposed changes to national nutrition labels will be...

2014-01-06 23:22:46

Seniors need to take steps now to prevent unexpected healthcare costs that could blow a big hole in household budgets warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). There are four questions seniors should ask that can help prevented unwanted costs. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Seniors need to take steps now to prevent unexpected healthcare costs that could blow a big hole in household budgets warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). More than 57.5 million Social Security recipients...

2013-12-30 20:20:42

The latest research proves that the costs associated with being obese increase as body mass index rises, which typically exceeds the price of bariatric surgery LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As a preeminent expert in the field of obesity surgery, board-certified bariatric surgeon Michael Feiz, M.D., F.A.C.S, has personally seen the physical, emotional and financial toll that obesity takes on his patients. As a matter of fact, his knowledge has been reflected in a brand...


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