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A bid to expand eligibility for weight-loss surgery
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel last month recommended allowing doctors to use the Lap-Band, a less...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Insurers find individual and small group markets newly attractive, thanks to looming mandates
Restaurant workers are typically young. They typically work part time. And they typically can't afford health...
Health pilot eyes a new approach to reimbursement
Pay-for-performance may be coming to New Hampshire’s healthcare industry. Under a five-year pilot program...
The do-it-yourself house call
  Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
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...
For chronic care, your employer may be able to help
If you are one of the 133 million American grappling with a chronic illness like diabetes, asthma or heart disease...
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...
Magazine: Tea Leaves
Some thinkers would have us believe that we spend too much time looking into the state of current events and using...
Audio: Taking Full Advantage
In this podcast, Dr. Deneen Vojta, medical director for new product development at UnitedHealth Group, talks about how...

Book: The Long-Term Care Compliance Toolkit
It’s just good business sense to have an effective compliance program—but if that’s not enough motivation, the Patient...