Americans Concerned About Rising Healthcare Costs

According to a recent survey from TransUnion Healthcare, approximately 76% of consumers are concerned about health insurance costs increasing. More than half (57.9%) of the people surveyed said the rising costs associated with health insurance have… Read More →

Selecting a Top-Quality Provider is More Important Than Ever

It’s wise to always choose a medical provider that will provide the best results. Enlisting a top-rated provider will save patients time and, perhaps surprisingly, money. With the cost of healthcare as high as it is, one might assume that this also means… Read More →

Healthcare Costs and Bundled Pricing

According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, consumer healthcare inflation averaged only 2.7% in 2015, significantly less than its rate of 4.7% during the second half of 2007[1].  Although still on pace to stay ahead of inflation, the rate at which… Read More →

Runaway Healthcare Expenditures

While most people's wages are growing at a glacial pace, medical expenditures continue their meteoric rise.  No one can deny that skyrocketing healthcare costs are getting ridiculous for nearly everyone in the United States.  Unfortunately, this trend is… Read More →

The True Cost of Surgical Procedures

In the United States, healthcare costs are much higher than those in other developed countries, and it has been this way for quite some time.  Unfortunately, this doesn’t necessarily equate to superior health or even a higher standard of care [1].  While… Read More →

The Ins and Outs of Hospital Acquired Infections

Live long enough, and you're more likely than not to require a surgical procedure. You've probably been experiencing pain, going to the doctor, missing out on life activities. But you and your physician have made a decision, you're going to go ahead with… Read More →

Is the Rise in Healthcare Costs Finally Leveling Out?

Healthcare cost increases are projected to continue slowing in 2016. Although still on course to easily outpace inflation, according the bureau of labor statistics, consumer healthcare inflation averaged only 2.7% in 2015, a significant decline from 4.7%… Read More →

HAIs and CareChex

Those of us lucky enough to live to a ripe old age will almost certainly need a surgical procedure at one time or another. We have a pain or other issue, we go to the doctor. Sometimes we decide, with the help of a physician, that surgery is the answer.… Read More →

Centers of Excellence for Superior Care

The current state of healthcare in the United States, as well as the quality of care offered by most medical providers are both far from being ideal: both patients and their employers are continually forced to spend more on healthcare, but the quality… Read More →

Health Expenditures as an Ever Growing Trend

There is no doubt that healthcare costs are getting out of hand for nearly everyone in the United States. While real wages barely crawl up, the financial burden of medical expenditures soars higher every year. And this trend is not about to change. Read More →
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