When going to the doctor, one of the first things the nurse asks you in the exam room is, “Where would you like your prescriptions sent to?” I always select the pharmacy closest to my home or work without even thinking twice. Little did I know that I could save more than $30 each time if I went a mile farther down the road to another location to receive the same prescription.
The current political landscape favors the movement toward more transparency in health care, according to Leah Binder, CEO of the Leapfrog Group. “Everyone wants to know how we can open up the health care world,” Binder told the audience at The Alliance Annual Seminar on “Aiming for Impact” held May 12 at Monona Terrace, Madison, Wis.
New ratings from Consumer Reports offer consumers a look into how their doctors compare.
Cancer sucks! There is nothing good that comes from this awful disease.
The release of the 2015 well-being index produced by Gallup-Healthways reports overall positive trends from the past year.
For years, we’ve heard that health care in our region is low cost (at least by comparison) and high quality. Turns out, that may be true for those who receive Medicare, but not necessarily for the rest of us.