Navigation Links
Doubling the lily pads: Controlling the explosion in health care costs

MADISON Back in his math teacher days, Al Jacobs taught students about the power of doubling by talking about lily pads. Imagine a colony of lily pads on a pond and the pads doubled in area every day: How long would it take for an area of two square feet of lily pads to cover a pond of 250,000 square feet?

Only 17 days, thanks to the power of doubling. Two square feet becomes four, eight......

Full article >>> f 2003 was promoted by WEA Trust as a way to reduce drug costs. It is a statewide, non-profit cooperative that can be joined by virtually any Wisconsin business, so long as their current health coverage plan does not include drug coverage. So far, participating businesses are seeing reductions in drug costs of 10 percent or more due to volume discounts that are available in equal proportions to sm......

Full article >>> atastrophic claims that raise costs for everyone or force the business to drop coverage. Jacobs believes the solution is state coverage of preventive and catastrophic care, leaving the rest of health care for private coverage.

Jacobs plan is controversial, to be sure. Many state legislators will be tempted to see it as another version of socialized medicine or cost-shifting. And the doub......

Full article >>>
'"/>

Source:wistechnology.com By Tom Still 07/05/04


Related biology technology :

1. DHC 2007: Controlling health IT costs the key to capturing value
2. Milwaukee could boom with explosion of information technology in medical care
3. Web-based reporting credited with states top healthcare ranking
4. Visions, Part II: Preizler sees IT leading incremental health system change
5. Visions: Preizler offers insurers perspective on healthcare IT
6. Federal bill would set healthcare IT standards
7. IRS ruling could speed healthcare technology adoption
8. Bill would provide federal aid for healthcare IT
9. Siemens health services president calls IT benefits unassailable
10. DHC 2007: Without fuller IT adoption, health costs might drain Americas wealth
11. DHC 2007: Hayden says technology creates magic moment for healthcare delivery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/11/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 11, 2017 , ... Disappearing forests ... the lives of over 5.5 million people each year. Especially those living in larger ... startup Treepex - based in one of the most pollution-affected countries globally - decided ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... , ... October 10, 2017 ... ... cancer-focused pharmaceutical company advancing targeted antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) therapeutics, today confirmed licensing ... HPLN (Hybrid Polymerized Liposomal Nanoparticle), a technology developed in collaboration with Children’s ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... , Oct. 10, 2017 SomaGenics announced the ... NIH to develop RealSeq®-SC (Single Cell), expected to be ... small RNAs (including microRNAs) from single cells using NGS ... the need to accelerate development of approaches to analyze ... "New techniques for measuring levels of mRNAs ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... ... The award-winning American Farmer television series will feature 3 Bar Biologics in an ... on RFD-TV. , With global population estimates nearing ten billion people by 2050, ... a growing nation. At the same time, many of our valuable resources are becoming ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/27/2017)... CENTRE, N.Y. , March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics ... Outpatient EMR Adoption Model sm . In addition, ... 12% of U.S. hospitals using an electronic medical ... CHS for its high level of EMR usage ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global ... to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Biometric Vehicle Access System Market ... the next decade to reach approximately $1,580 million by 2025. ... for all the given segments on global as well as regional ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 23, 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their ... The ... CAGR of around 8.8% over the next decade to reach approximately ... the market estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):