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Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Dallas-area employers unite to collect data on health benefits
  Nine large North Texas employers have formed a partnership to help each other get a grip on rising health...
Device makers under scrutiny in international bribery beef
The U.S. government is investigating whether medical device and pharmaceutical companies are guilty of bribing foreign...
Cancer is the world’s costliest disease
Cancer is the world's top "economic killer" as well as its likely leading cause of death, the American Cancer...
Britain to decentralize health care
Perhaps the only consistent thing about Britain's socialized healthcare system is that it is in a perpetual state of...
Domestic medical travel is taking off for surgery deals
Forget about traveling to Thailand or India for low-cost surgery. More employers and insurers are offering financial...
Half of health workers reject swine flu shot
About half of Hong Kong's health workers would refuse the swine flu vaccine, new research says, a trend that experts...
Web Exclusive: U.S. Network Adds Three Global Hospitals
Inking deals with International Hospital Corp. and India’s Wockhardt Hospitals Group allows Companion’s...
Web Exclusive: AMA Protects Patients Ahead of Protectionists
The American Medical Association's new policy on medical travel puts the rights of patients ahead of American physician...
Magazine: Going Global
Expanding their reach to foreign nations helps U.S. medical centers add revenue sources and develop executive talent.