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Cutting US drug prices to match rates in other countries could save $73 billion on medicare

Cutting US drug prices to match rates in the UK, Japan and Canada would save Medicare tens of billions of dollars, study suggests On average, drugs commonly used by Medicare beneficiaries cost over four times more in the US than in the UK  The same drug may be anywhere from 30 percent to 7,000 percent… Read More »

Simple Tips to Save Thousands on Healthcare in 2019 – Forbes

Apple, Amazon, Google, Walmart, and Tesla are among the global brands that made significant changes in 2018 to start curbing corporate and employee healthcare costs for the company and employees. 2018 shaped up to be the year that many American businesses and families declared war on out of control healthcare costs by seeking out more… Read More »

Delivery robot poised to create efficiencies, save on operational costs for hospitals

Coming soon to a hospital near you: Robots? If Savioke and Swisslog have a say in the matter, then yes, robots. The former, a robotics company, and the latter, a healthcare automation outfit, have teamed together to create a robot they call Relay. Already in use in the hospitality industry, it’s been tested in healthcare… Read More »

New 'planetary health diet' will save millions of people — and the planet

The “planetary health diet” is based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts. And it can prevent up to 11.6 million premature deaths without harming the planet, says the report published Wednesday in the medical journal The Lancet. The authors warn that a global change… Read More »

AEDs save lies: Why more people should know how to use them

Did you know that over 300,000 people a year visit a doctor for symptoms of anaphylaxis — yet, thankfully, between 1999-2010 only 2,458 died from anaphylaxis? Compare that with the fact that each year anywhere between 180,000 to 450,000 people in the United States die from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). While both anaphylaxis and SCA… Read More »