ANN ARBOR — The Altarum Institute’s monthly checkup on America’s health care spending finds prices up, particularly for hospitals and medicine, but not the expected increase in care utilization that was expected from millions more Americans with health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. 282 more words
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ABC News AAP 3 July 2014
ABC Fact Check takes a look at what’s in the budget papers, and what’s really in store for hospital and school funding. 19 more words
EurekAlert July 1, 2014 Karen Tong
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center used two relatively simple tactics to significantly reduce the number of unnecessary blood tests to assess symptoms of heart attack and chest pain and to achieve a large decrease in patient charges. 114 more words
Good essay on the global slowdown in healthcare spending growth.