June 3, 2011

Anyone wondering what the future of health care under a more consumer-directed model will look like got a glimpse of it from two pieces of news this week.

May 19, 2011

Adflow Health Networks announced a large-scale deployment of its consumer health platform.

May 18, 2011

A newly launched prescription card offers discounts at more than 2,000 pharmacies in New York.

May 10, 2011

The National Retail Federation announced that it is endorsing legislation that would repeal the employer mandate provision of last year’s healthcare-reform law.

April 13, 2011

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday announced support for the Quality Health Care Coalition Act of 2011 (H.R. 1409), which was introduced last week by House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., and Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, in an effort to improve the quality of patient care by leveling the playing field between healthcare professionals and insurance companies in the healthcare industry.

February 25, 2011

Give a man a doctor’s co-pay, and he is healthy for a day. Give him a health savings account, and that man becomes so much more vested in ensuring positive health outcomes that he may be healthy for a lifetime. Because in the long run, it’s cheaper.

February 16, 2011

As employers try to engage employees in health management programs to slow healthcare cost inflation, fewer employees are placing a high priority on managing and improving their health, according to a survey released Wednesday of more than 9,000 employees at large and midsize employers, conducted by Towers Watson.

February 1, 2011

A federal judge in Florida has overturned a key portion of the healthcare-reform law and ruled that the entire law must be scrapped.

January 19, 2011

The drive by Republicans to overturn the landmark health-reform legislation enacted last year threatens the health of as many as 129 million Americans with pre-existing conditions, the Obama administration’s top health official warned Tuesday.

January 10, 2011

Aurora Health Care has appointed a Wisconsin state official as its SVP and CFO.

December 20, 2010

The healthcare industry could see an “extreme makeover” next year, according to a new report by PwC.

November 17, 2010

A coalition of six associations, including the Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the National Association...

October 27, 2010

A New York Times report published Tuesday illustrated exactly how far apart the rubber is...

October 21, 2010

Seven months after President Obama signed the massive health-reform bill into law, Americans remain deeply...

October 19, 2010

Americans can lower their total medical costs significantly by taking simple steps to prevent or...

October 14, 2010

A plan by health insurer Humana and Walmart to offer a cheap prescription drug plan...

September 21, 2010

The Special Interest Group for IIAS Standards announced Wednesday that the group is making significant...

September 14, 2010

Against a backdrop of continued economic uncertainty, employer healthcare costs for active employees are projected...

September 8, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services on Sept. 8 unveiled CuidadoDeSalud.gov, a website designed to...

September 8, 2010

Three-in-10 Americans recently surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers' Health Research Institute said they would use their cell...

September 1, 2010

Workers on average are paying nearly $4,000 this year toward the cost of family health...

August 25, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday expanded Medicare coverage of evidence-based tobacco-cessation...

August 24, 2010

More than 3 million older Americans may have to switch to a different Medicare drug...

August 16, 2010

Federal agencies enforcing new health-reform mandates must act to preserve patients’ access to the pharmacy...