News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 5

Morethan 90% of world’s children breathe toxic air, report says, as India prepares for most polluted season CNN.com --Around 93% of the world's children under 15 years of age breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk, accounting for 1.8 billion children, according to

Volume 10, Issue 5: Gary Schwartz, MD discusses the benefits of concierge medicine and how it differs from the traditional practice of medicine

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Gary Schwartz, MD, Schwartz Castle Connolly Private Health Partners, LLC. You will discover that Dr. Schwartz believes that strong doctor-patient relationships are essential to helping achieve optimal wellness. The concierge, membership-based model that he has introduced allows him to build a strong rapport

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 5

Iran Produces Nano Gold Bars for Medical Use Ifpnews.com– Iranian scientists have managed to produce the first nano gold bars with medical use in the middle east. The product has been made in a project supported by the Science and Technology Park of Iran’s Markazi Province. “Markazi’s Science and Technology Park has managed

Volume 3 Issue 14: Reid Rasmussen, co-founder and CEO, freshbenies discusses his ‘fresh’ approach to benefits in the U.S. healthcare system

Dear Colleagues: In this exclusive interview, you will meet Reid Rasmussen, co-founder and CEO, freshbenies. Reid has been involved in healthcare for over 25 years. He is a passionate speaker, strategist, innovator and free-market health reform advocate.  freshbenies gives you practical tools to control your healthcare in one easy membership. It increases

SPOTLIGHT: Reid Rasmussen, co-founder and CEO, freshbenies

About Reid Rasmussen  Passionate speaker. Strategist. Innovator. Writer. 28-year healthcare veteran. Free-market health reform advocate. Co-Founder & CEO of freshbenies – a 3-timer on Inc5000’s fast growing company list. Coffee addict. Born a Canadian – and now a proud American! About freshbenies freshbenies gives you practical tools to control your healthcare (and more)

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 14

CMS launches tool that prices surgeries for patients  By: Tauren Dyson  UPI.com –The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, on Tuesday unveiled a new online tool that gives consumers the power to compare Medicare payouts for various hospital procedures.The Procedure Price Lookup tool allows users to see the national averages for what

Volume 10, Issue 4: Harlan Levine, M.D. from City of Hope gives insight on the signature programs available to members

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Harlan Levine, M.D., President, Strategy and Business Ventures, City of Hope. City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases and is designated as one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers, the highest recognition bestowed

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 4

Payers Partner with Trade Orgs to Roll Out Association Health Plans Healthpayerintelligence.com --Healthcare payers are beginning to launch partnerships with trade organizations and chambers of commerce to provide association health plans (AHPs) to small businesses and contractors.The roll out of AHPs follows federal and state efforts to position AHPs as an option for individual or