Tag - Employer healthcare costs

Meet Author, Dan Munro, discussing his new book "Casino Healthcare"

On Thursday, October 27th please meet author Dan Munro, discussing his new book “Casino Healthcare”. He will also lead a great conversation on the recent topic “Blockchain” that was presented at the September, Health 2.0 Conference. Dan has an informative “take” on this topic and it should be an interesting conversation. Also, please RSVP so you don’t miss out on the popcorn and cookies! ____________________________________________ Dan Munro Author and Forbes Contributor Dan Munro is a writer on the topics of technology, innovation, and policy that [...]

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Medtexter to present at Health 2.0

Jeremy Whiteley from Medtexter will be speaking at the upcoming Health 2.0 meet up. Come find out how Medtexter empowers and engages patients to manage and remember to take their medications and supplements on time, every time, which leads to healthier outcomes and lower healthcare costs. Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM SkySong Tech Campus Bldg 1, 2nd floor- East End-Acceleration Space 1475 North Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale , AZ About Health 2.0 Phoenix Health 2.0 Phoenix/Scottsdale Chapter , as part of the international Health 2.0 movement, [...]

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A Patient Satisfaction Survey Study ends because the Death rate spiked dramatically.

Only the dead people were happy with the results of the survey. There were two groups: A placebo group and, and the study group. The study group was subjected to a different level of care, where the doctors were trying to make the patients respond in the survey as being satisfied. The study group had a 238% increase in mortality over the control (or “placebo”) group. Mortality was directly linked to Patients satisfaction. How could that be? The Gomer Blog, who [...]

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Employers looking to reduce heath care costs for company employees!

The costs that employers can’t ignore. Back in the olden days of Healthcare Insurance, when we mostly paid our own monthly premiums, if we could even qualify for it, we each did the most we could to bring down our monthly payments. We managed our own policies. Certainly, those employees that worked for really large corporations, were union members or government employees didn’t have to worry about that stuff, someone else negotiated that benefit most of the time and you paid [...]

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Medication Adherence is a huge expense for Employers

New Study claims that Non-Adherence may affect up to 50% of all Patients The High Cost of being Medication Non-Adherent for Employers A company Healthentic conducted a survey among almost 100,000 patients and discovered a huge set of costs for those patients who are not taking their prescriptions as directed. Bigger costs than have been reaized by studies in the past. This study suggests that employers are being hit hardest because they are responsible to pay for the premium cost of [...]

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