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It’s 2040: How Did American Healthcare Become The Best In The World?

October 1, 2019

Via: Forbes

The U.S. healthcare system has no shortage of problems. Independent studies confirm it’s the most expensive and least effective in the developed world. There’s also no shortage of ideas to reverse rising costs, lagging quality and declining satisfaction ratings. Earlier […]


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Primary Care Is Integral To Improving U.S. Healthcare, But Is Falling Further Behind

September 16, 2019

Via: Forbes

Judging from healthcare advertisements on the Internet, television, and radio, specialists rule the roost as healthcare providers in the U.S. healthcare system. From orthopedic surgeons to cancer centers to ophthalmologists, it’s hard to avoid the onslaught of advertising for specialist […]


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Low Health Literacy Costs U.S. Employers $5 Billion A Year

September 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

The inability of U.S. consumers to navigate the healthcare system costs $4.8 billion annually in administrative expenses for employers and insurers picking up the tab for patient medical costs. New data from Accenture has found that half of U.S. consumers […]


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Why More And More Companies Will Probably Self-Insure Healthcare

September 4, 2018

Via: Forbes

Amazon, J.P. Morgan, and Berkshire Hathaway have teamed up to address healthcare. This is a sign of the frustration a substantial number of businesses have with the current U.S. healthcare system. While their focus is on their employees, these firms […]


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Alzheimer’s Costs Reach $277 Billion

March 20, 2018

Via: Forbes

The cost of providing care for Americans with Alzheimer’s disease has hit $277 billion – eclipsing a quarter of a trillion dollars – as baby boomers age and the U.S. healthcare system struggles to find people to care for this […]