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 ...

Life Hacks: Health Insurance Edition

To get you started, here are five health insurance life hacks you can use to start living a healthier and more hassle-free life in 2016. Life Hack #1: Take advantage of freebies. Preventative ...

10 ways to survive rising health care costs

Spending on health care has been slower in recent years due to the Great Recession, and rising deductibles have left some Americans unwilling to seek out medical care. Yet, the Affordable ...

Florida Bill Would Allow Patients To Know Healthcare Costs Up Front

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has made health-care cost transparency a priority this year, and a Northeast Florida lawmaker is sponsoring a version of Scott’s vision. Sen. Rob Bradley (R-Fleming ...

High-cost patient populations: 3 areas to address

We all know the saying that 20% of patients drive 80% of costs. Historically, hospitals have struggled to find ways to care for this high-cost population. They have also struggled ...

How This Woman Turned a Layoff Into a $3 Million Health Discount Card Business

After being let go from her retailing job, Heidi Rasmussen joined her husband to launch the health discount card freshbenies. At age 15, Heidi Rasmussen began working in retailing, ...

Pet Ownership Saves $11.7 Billion in Health Care Costs

The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation today announced the findings of a new economic study on the healthcare cost savings associated with pet ownership. The ...

Could Remote Health Monitoring Cut Healthcare Costs?

Remote health monitoring continues to be an important method of care among physicians and other healthcare professionals who have included the practice among their heart disease patient ...

Yoga And Meditation Shown To Drastically Reduce Hospital Visits

Yoga and meditation can be great ways to relax and quiet the mind, and a growing body of research has shown that these mindfulness practices may even be effective for treating physical ...
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