Using AI for health care cost prediction and prevention

Warren Buffett famously called General Motors “a health and benefits company with an auto company attached.” Whether you like or not, if you are a CEO, you are in the health care ...

9 Ways to Save Money On Your Healthcare Costs

Big deductibles. Higher co-pays. Skyrocketing premiums. Whether you get your insurance through work, buy it yourself, or don’t have insurance at all, we’re all paying more ...

A Prescription for Reducing Wasted Health Care Spending

Earlier this year, the Gallup organization set out to identify the top concerns everyday Americans have about money. Researchers asked more than a thousand people across the country, ...

‘Frugal innovations’ could help US rein in healthcare costs

Since the U.S. healthcare system still mainly operates under a fee-for-service model, adapting so-called frugal innovations from the rest of the world will be difficult, according to ...

Digital health has the potential to save $46 billion a year in health spending

New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been downloaded fewer than 5,000 times. Existing digital health products hold the ...

5 ways to save on health care if you don’t have insurance

If you’re not covered by health insurance or have a plan with a high deductible that makes regular medical care expensive, here are five affordable ways to find the care you need. TIP ...

Health Plans That Nudge Patients to Do the Right Thing

As health care costs rise, Americans are increasingly on the hook to pay more for their care. This trend is more than just annoying — asking consumers to pay more for everything deters ...

Can tech ease the pain of soaring drug costs?

The internet has transformed the way consumers buy everything from clothes and cars to food and movie tickets. Can the power of technology also disrupt how Americans purchase prescription ...

Predictive analytics seen as cost cutter by healthcare execs

A majority of executives in the healthcare industry think predictive analytics will save their organizations money, according to a new report from the Society of Actuaries. The organization ...

Does Medicare’s free annual wellness visit do any good?

The annual checkup is an almost distinctly American ritual. It’s the single most common reason we see our doctors, despite persistent controversy about it (these pro and con articles ...
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