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America’s Best Health Care Practices

Peter G. Peterson is an 88 year old billionaire from Kearney NE.  His Peterson Foundation has just established the Peterson Center on Healthcare whose purpose is “developing a comprehensive approach to finding existing innovative solutions in healthcare that improve quality and lower costs, and accelerating their adoption on a national scale.” 325 more words

Jack Heidel

Business: Is The Thrill Gone For.....McDonald's???

The glow of the Golden Arches may be losing its luster for many Americans—and consumers around the world. That has many looking at the perennial big name in fast food. 72 more words


Health care spending; up, down❓

Are health care costs declining? Has the growth rate slowed? No and yes.

Is the Affordable Care Act responsible for slowing the growth in health care spending? 246 more words


National Health Spending Slowdown Underwhelms; Obamacare Hurting Middle Class | Health Policy Blog | NCPA.org

While it is literally true that last year’s increase was the lowest since 1960, growth in 2009 was only 3.8 percent, after 4.8 percent in 2008.

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Why Are Medical Mistakes Our Third Leading Cause of Death?

Despite years of information to the contrary, there are still many people who see better health care as more health care; more tests, more scans and especially more medication. 622 more words


Promoting employee health? Don’t forget finances.

According to the 2013 Milliman Medical Index, annual medical costs for a family of four are now higher than a year of groceries. And you likely feel the pressure: at home and at work. 424 more words

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