Which Hospitals Are Cutting Costs? And Where are they doing it?

Which Hospitals Are Cutting Costs? And Where are they doing it?

July 14, 2013

This infographic shows that about only 10% of US hospitals have aggressively cut costs during the recession. Most hospitals have kept costs close to inflation with 1-5% annual increases. Of those who aggressively cut costs, many service lines contributed, though general surgery was the largest, followed by neonatal, obstetrics, and infectious diseases. Source

Healthcare Costs Are Rising Faster Than Your Income

Healthcare Costs Are Rising Faster Than Your Income

April 26, 2013

Healthcare costs the average family almost $15,000 a year, the price of a Ford Fiesta. Wages have stagnated over the past ten years, but healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control. Year by year, healthcare costs are eating away at our income and most people have no idea! You can do something about it […]

The Transition to Outpatient of Coronary Angioplasty PTCA

The Transition to Outpatient of Coronary Angioplasty PTCA

April 9, 2013

This infographic shows an example of how US hospitals are lowering the cost of care by transitioning procedures that have traditionally been inpatient admissions into the outpatient setting. Payors (including Medicare, employers, and the general public) are benefiting from much of the savings that have been created. Being on the leading edge of this transition […]

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America’s Health Care Diagnosis: ADD

February 24, 2013

A humorous look at Obamacare and ADD. Source

A Look at the Absurd Health Care Costs in America

A Look at the Absurd Health Care Costs in America

September 24, 2012

This infographic explores the health care costs in the United States and tries to answer the question of why health care is so expensive in America. First it compares the cost of health care in the U.S to that of the rest of the world and then it gives a break down of the costs […]

Health and Wealth: The Cost of a Cared-For-Nation

Health and Wealth: The Cost of a Cared-For-Nation

August 4, 2012

There’s nothing cheap about medical care expenses. In fact, there’s only one constant when it comes to the price of healthcare and medical treatment: it’s expensive. This infographic gives you the numbers. Source