healthcare spending

Healthcare spending is slowing: Here’s whyA Robert Wood Johnson Foundation expert analyzes the Altarum Institute’s study on healthcare growth findings.
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costs
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costsMCOs are fighting back against rising pharmaceutical costs. Here are the top strategies they are embracing.
Retail clinic pros and cons: Impact on healthcare spending
Retail clinic pros and cons: Impact on healthcare spendingA new RAND analysis of retail clinics finds they could be increasing healthcare costs.
Prescription Drug Spending Slowing
Prescription Drug Spending SlowingNew QuintilesIMS data shows that the growth in drug spending is leveling off.
Health Spending to Reach Nearly 20% of GDP in 2025
Health Spending to Reach Nearly 20% of GDP in 2025An ageing population and an increase in government spending mean that NHE will only be growing in the coming decade.
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.
Three ways to rein in drug costs regardless of who becomes presidentIt’s time for stakeholders to cooperate in order to limit the wasted spending on prescription medications and chart a path to collectively improving value derivation.
Four areas of unnecessary senior healthcare
Four areas of unnecessary senior healthcareTwo reports highlight areas of elderly care that healthcare systems and health plans should avoid.
Moderate health spending growth expectedOver the next decade, health spending is expected to grow at an average rate of 5.8% per year.
Four ways to a better patient healthcare experienceCoordination is key in improving adherence and outcomes in patients with chronic conditions. Here’s how.