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Web Exclusive: Trauma Patient Mortality Soars After Discharge
In-hospital deaths for trauma patients declined during a 13-year study, but after discharge, mortality rates rose...
Analysis illustrates big gap between Medicare taxes and benefits
An updated financial analysis shows that the amount workers have paid does not come close to covering the full value...
Web Exclusive: Top 10 Healthcare Quality Issues for 2011
Here are the top quality challenges healthcare providers will face in 2011—many, such as imaging exposure...
Coupons for patients, but higher bills for insurers
With drug prices rising and many people out of work, pharmaceutical companies are increasingly helping patients with...
CA sets rates for new high-risk plan
One of the first new programs in the Obama administration’s massive health care overhaul will start next month in...
UnitedHealth nears $1.5B purchase of Executive Health Resources
UnitedHealth Group Inc. is nearing an agreement to buy medical services firm Executive Health Resources Inc. for about...
Web Exclusive: The Next Generation of Care and Cost Improvements
There's compelling evidence that the next generation of care and cost improvements will come from innovative provider...
Prescription data used to assess consumers
Health and life insurance companies are increasingly using a health "credit report" drawn from databases...
Two Phrases from AHIP: Consumerism and Interactivity
There were two themes I heard repeatedly at the America’s Health Insurance Plans conference in San Francisco last...
Audio: Improving Provider Relations
Emad Rizk, MD, president of McKesson Health Solutions, gives his ideas as to how payers can create a more peaceful...