Tag Archives: Health

Spending dips on health care for the Medicare elderly: Improvements in cardiovascular care for elderly save billions in health care costs – Science Daily

Health care spending among the Medicare population age 65 and older has slowed dramatically since 2005, and as much as half of that reduction can be attributed to reduced spending on cardiovascular disease, a new Harvard study has found. Led by David Cutler, the Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, a team of researchers showed… Read More »

Innovation Amidst the Crisis: Health IT and the Opioid Abuse Epidemic | Part 1 – A Strategic Framework

Colin Konschak Dave Levin  By COLIN KONSCHAK, FACHE and DAVE LEVIN, MD The opioid crisis in the United States is having a devastating impact on individuals, their families, and the health care industry. This multi-part series will focus on the role technology can play in addressing this crisis. In this article, we propose a strategic… Read More »