healthcare costs

Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costs
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costsFluctuations in drug pricing and medication shortages are among the reasons for rising drug prices. Learn how you can protect your hospital’s bottom line.
Survey reveals how patients believe providers can drive better outcomesA study from West reveals interesting findings about patient engagement, prevention, wellness, and quality of care.
Food stamp program participation could impact health costsA new study reveals how participation in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program could impact healthcare costs for low-income individuals.
Retailers and PBMs Laud Generic/Biosimilar Savings
Retailers and PBMs Laud Generic/Biosimilar SavingsSavings from generic and biosimilar drugs are making PBMs and pharmacies, as well as patients, happy.
Small Drops in Vaccination Rates Could Cause Big Increases in Health-Care CostsA 5% drop in MMR vaccine use could lead to as much as $4.1 million in health-care costs.
Three ways payers can help consumers make wise healthcare decisionsPayers can facilitate action on the part of physicians to appreciate the growing awareness and financial responsibility of their patients and to better use a shared decision-making approach. Here’s three ways how.
Three attributes of successful healthcare cost transparency toolsMany healthcare organizations’ cost transparency tools fall short on goals and member usage because they fail to incorporate these critical elements.
What to do About Rising Health-Care Costs?
What to do About Rising Health-Care Costs?Taking a clear-eyed look at the cost of health care can reduce waste.
Survey: Healthcare price transparency tools underutilizedManaged Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that tools to help consumers estimate the cost of healthcare may be underutilized. Here’s what UnitedHealthcare is doing about that.
Opinion: Health reformers overlook areas that could reduce most costsNone of Trump’s plans, such as repealing parts of Obamacare or expanding HSAs, will rein in the rising cost of healthcare.