News tagged with health care costs

Observation is safe, cost-saving in low-risk prostate cancer

Many men with low-risk, localized prostate cancers can safely choose active surveillance or "watchful waiting" instead of undergoing immediate treatment and have better quality of life while reducing health care costs, according ...

Jun 17, 2013
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EHR improves coordination of care in hematuria work-up

(HealthDay)—Care coordination, enhanced using an electronic health record system, can reduce the number of health care visits needed for the work-up of hematuria, according to a study published in the July ...

Jun 14, 2013
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Final rules on employment wellness programs released

(HealthDay)—The final rules on employment-based wellness programs, which support workplace health promotion and prevention as a way of limiting health care costs and reducing the burden of chronic disease, ...

Jun 04, 2013
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