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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...
Gadgets to keep new hospital free from infection
One of the United Kingdom's newest hospitals has been showing off the latest technology to keep hospitals clean...
Economy led to cuts in use of healthcare
The economic crisis in the United States has reduced the use of routine medical care, and the cutbacks here are much...
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...
You say 'patient,' I say 'consumer'
While it's important to be a conscientious healthcare consumer, many patients are still not categorizing themselves...
Web Exclusive: Analysis: Stimulus Law Spends on Healthcare Today to Save for Tomorrow
Expanding healthcare coverage is clearly the largest priority of the stimulus plan's approximately $150 billion in...
Web Exclusive: Is Medical Travel Worth the Investment?
If the economy were one of your patients, it'd be lying unconscious in your ICU right now. The global recession is...
Five global health predictions for 2009
Experts are predicting several happenings in global healthcare over the next year. They expect antibacterial resistance...
Slow economy slows blunts plastic surgery in S. Korea
A grim frugality has settled over this export powerhouse that once burst with optimism—and silicone. Cosmetic...
FOX Business covers medical travel
Companion Global Healthcare President David Boucher talked with Fox News last week about how medical travel works...