Health care will cost slightly more than previously predicted, according to new estimates by Medicare's actuary. ... Prior to health care reform's passage, health care spending was estimated to grow 6.6%.
Proper inpatient management of patients with somatic symptom disorder or deception disorder can help reduce iatrogenic harm and save health care costs, said Dr. ... Often, these patients are younger, have worked in health care, and want to be in the
Physicians believe other parties, including trial lawyers, health insurance companies, and hospitals and health systems, bear greater responsibility than they do for reducing health care costs, according to a survey. ... Researchers conducted a
High health care costs in patients eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid appear to be related to long-term care rather than to preventable hospitalizations, according to a new study. ... Researchers performed an observational study using Medicare and
The last 15 years, the percent of [health care costs] that patients are paying is at its highest. ... They can't take 15% to 20% increases in their health care premiums.
Physicians believe other parties, including trial lawyers, health insurance companies, and hospitals and health systems, bear greater responsibility than they do for reducing health care costs, according to a recent survey. ... Researchers conducted a
Speakers were optimistic about the potential to reduce health care costs without decreasing profits. ... But really cutting health care costs may take more than incentives, according to Mr.
Once the drug is available as a generic, it could reduce health care costs for high-risk patients after acute coronary syndrome (ACS), the industry-funded study found. ... Health care systems “may derive substantial cost savings once generic ezetimibe
Using procalcitonin testing to guide antibiotic therapy reduces health care costs without affecting clinical outcomes or length of stay, according to a new meta-analysis. ... Costs were determined from the included studies and converted to 2009 Canadian
Health care costs and readmissions are reduced by focusing on patients with frequent ED visits and hospitalizations. ... The clinic also recently hired a premedical student to serve as a health coach and help with coordinating care.