Business
249 views

Mass. Study – Insurance Costs Still Too High

MichaelDouglas1 - March 9, 2011

One of the fundamentals of healthcare reform is applying the cost of receiving care to the true quality of actual…

Business
271 views

Vatican Invests in Stem Cell Firm

BarbaraDuck - March 9, 2011

Part of the reason given was charitable to bring about an awareness of what adult stem cells can do. The…

Business
333 views

Malpractice defense: Midgut Volvulus Following Gastric Bypass

DavidEWilliams - March 8, 2011

  In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog, I’m chairman of the board of Advanced…

Business
344 views

The High Strength Surgical Adhesive Market

PatrickDriscoll - March 8, 2011

  Cyanoacrylate products are the main form of high-strength surgical glue that is approved for human clinical use in the…

Business
317 views

What If You Could Sell Your Vote?

JohnCGoodman - March 8, 2011

This is Austin Frakt at his blog: Elsewhere [Arthur] Okun uses the idea of exchanging votes for cash as something…

Hospital Administration
359 views

Hand Hygiene Monitoring in Hospitals

thielst - March 8, 2011

At my last hospital, we struggled to find effective and efficient ways of monitoring and managing hand washing compliance, because…

Business
272 views

Avoiding End of Life Transfers from Nursing Home to Hospital

DavidEWilliams - March 8, 2011

It’s encouraging to see the California HealthCare Foundation tackle the issue of unnecessary nursing home to hospital transfers that occur…

Business
269 views

China – Future Obesity Treatment Market

PatrickDriscoll - March 7, 2011

Chinese people with a body mass index (BMI) of 24-25.9 had the lowest risk of death, according to a study…

Business
354 views

The Future of Consumer-Directed Health Care

JohnCGoodman - March 7, 2011

Over the next decade I believe we are going to see a major transformation of American medicine. It won’t be…

Business
316 views

Medicaid P4P

JasonShafrin - March 7, 2011

As part of health reform, Medicare is looking to institute value-based purchasing or pay-for-performance programs in a number of settings.…