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 ...

How the Gig Economy Can Help Solve America’s Growing Health Care Problems

In the age of the digital revolution, no industry is immune to disruption. And the growing ranks participating in the gig economy include lots of in-demand talent that offers specialized ...

Large employers reduce healthcare costs up to 15% with high-touch, high-tech advocacy – study

According to a multi-year analysis conducted by Accolade, Inc., large, self-funded employers that disrupt traditional approaches to employee health benefits are achieving significant ...

11 ways to save money on medical expenses

My health insurance plan jumped 24 percent this fall and dropped in quality of coverage. I’m not alone. Rising health insurance costs across the nation have many people worried. A ...

10 Ways Employees Can Beat Rising Healthcare Costs

Health insurance premium increases at large U.S. employers are running 5% for 2017 , according to the National Business Group on Health. That seems like a deal compared to the much ...

For The Insured But Cash-Strapped, Free Health Clinics Still Have A Place

Denise Johnson works two jobs, but neither of them offers health insurance to part-timers like her. She signed up for a marketplace plan this year, but for routine medical care Johnson ...

Tele-Health: Implications for Medical Tourism

The worldwide telehealth market is forecast to be worth $6.5 billion by 2020, marking a shift in the provision of traditional healthcare services. And with many national healthcare ...

Medical bill payment solution: Patient mortgages

The prices of specialized healthcare services continue to skyrocket and some policy experts have suggested a new payment alternative for patients: Mortgages. A prominent Harvard oncologist ...

Cutting your medical bills via smartphone

What if your next doctor’s visit could happen by smartphone from anywhere in the world? It could happen sooner than you think. It’s called telemedicine, or telehealth: The use of ...

3 Realistic Ways to Reduce Health Care Costs in 2016

Bring up healthcare to a business owner and watch her eyes begin to mist over. That’s usually because talking about the Affordable Care Act is like discussing Shakespeare. We know ...
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