News tagged with savings
(HealthDay)—Cash-strapped Americans often skip doses of pricey prescription drugs or take less than was prescribed by their doctor, new research shows.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The UK government's decision to promote abstinence for drug users "is about saving money not science" argues a senior doctor in the BMJ today.
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many people will go to work on less sleep than normal Monday because they will have trouble adjusting to Daylight Saving Time.
Health Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study evaluating the financial impact of providing early physical therapy for intensive care patients, researchers at Johns Hopkins found that the up-front costs are outweighed by the financial savings generated by earlier ...
Other Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A major new report on joint commissioning in health and social care has found the perceived benefits of collaborative working, such as efficiency savings and improvements to services, often lagged behind the reality.
Other Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Savings on prescription drugs related to the Affordable Care Act have reached $5.1 billion, according to a Dec. 3 news release from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The massive East Coast power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy may make it moot for many, but clocks still need to be turned back an hour this weekend.
Health Nov 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The Australian government's pension fund for public servants said Thursday it was reviewing its investment in tobacco shares following the passage of plain packaging laws in a bid to curb smoking.
Health Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As the economy and job market continue to recover, many young adults have moved in with their parents to save money. For teens and 20-somethings who grew up in foster care, saving money is especially difficult because they ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In an analysis of the cost-savings achieved by an earlier pilot program, the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration (PGPD), researchers found modest estimates of overall savings associated with the PGPD, but larger ...
Health Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study of more than 500 patients admitted to, and discharged from, a big-city medical center suggests that nurse-pharmacist teams trained to track down discrepancies between lists of drugs patients are ...
Other Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sprinters competing in the 2012 Olympics might assume their championship performance is the result of their fuel-efficient physiology.
Other Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Spain's cash-strapped government is eliminating state subsidies for more than 450 medicines, ranging from cough remedies to the pain-killer codeine.
Medications Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For people with long term conditions, telehealth can reduce deaths and help patients avoid the need for emergency hospital care, finds a study published in BMJ today.
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Social jetlag -- a syndrome related to the mismatch between the body's internal clock and the realities of our daily schedules -- does more than make us sleepy. It is also contributing to the growing tide of obesity, according ...
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |