POSTS TAGGED AS healthcare costs

Housing and Health

February 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Insurer Aetna estimates the average cost of a hospital ER visit for asthma to be around $6,000.  With that [MORE]

Personalized, Predictive, and Pervasive Wellness; Reimbursement, Access and Efficacy

The rapid implementation of novel cost saving and quality improving health care technologies is hindered by skepticism from insurance [MORE]

Smart Connected Homes

December 4, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Home Health Home
Note the numbers in this piece about the value of home telehealth monitoring:  35-56 percent reduction in [MORE]

MUSING – Parallel Jubilees

November 29, 2011 | | Posted in Ask the Experts,Musings,Newsletter

2011 was a jubilee year-50th anniversary-for two seemingly unrelated aspirations: manned space exploration and wellness.  In May 1961, [MORE]

UK Healthcare Reform

July 26, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

UK Protestor
Americans are used to hearing politicians say how faulty healthcare delivery is in the UK under its National [MORE]

Study: $20b in Costs from Medical Errors

October 26, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Commissioned by the Society of Actuaries in Schaumberg, IL, and completed by consultants with Milliman in Seattle, the report used [MORE]

Strategies to Reduce the Healthcare Cost Curve

May 24, 2010 | | Posted in Expert Interviews,Resources

Howard Deichen, MBA, Executive Vice President,  MedAssets explores  the future of healthcare  and strategies  that will successfully bend the healthcare [MORE]

Carlisle Speaks Out on Healthcare System Restructuring

Jeffrey Carlisle, Founder and CEO of Fluidnet,  describes the disconnect of incentives in the healthcare system and how that contributes [MORE]

MUSING – Kiosk-Based Healthcare Delivery

March 2, 2010 | | Posted in Ask the Experts,Musings,Newsletter

Medication Kiosk – PharmaTrust
Kiosk-based medicine has suddenly taken a new step with the next wave in direct to consumer marketing [MORE]

Guiding Principles for the Hospital of the Future

January 26, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

On the eve of national healthcare reform, the Joint Commission’s 2008 report Guiding Principles for the Development of the [MORE]

Using Technology to Connect Acute Care and Community Services to Reduce Costs and Improve Outcomes for Older Americans

This presentation by the Executive Vice President of MedAssets focuses on the costs of care for chronic illness in older [MORE]

Systematic Savings, Improved Access, Greater Availability & a Free eHealth Infrastructure: Possible? Yes

December 2, 2009 | | Posted in Conference Abstracts 2009,Resources

Globally healthcare systems are struggling to meet demand for services while trying to focus on quality improvements. Access to healthcare [MORE]

Social Networking for Code Dealers

November 3, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

At one end of the medical spectrum is heroic surgery and molecular miracles.  At the other end is billing and [MORE]

Eldercare Costs Rising

October 20, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apropos to this year’s Medical Automation International Conference, a recent report presents cost figures for eldercare between 1996 and 2006.  [MORE]