Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 3

Healthcare Spending up 44% Among Employer Health Plans, Study Reveals By: Morgan Haefner BeckersHospitalReview.com- Americans with health insurance coverage through their employer — the largest insured population in the U.S. — saw healthcare spending increase 44 percent from 2007 through 2016, according to a recent study in Health Affairs. Health Care Cost Institute

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 2

PRESS RELEASE – Women of Self Insurance, Celebrates Successful Launch KENNESAW, GA – Women of Self Insurance (WSI) officially launched the first-ever women’s initiate for the self-funding insurance industry. The Be Inspired! Networking & Launch Event was held during the SIIA National Educational Conference on September 24, 2018 welcoming a

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 1

Laura Carabello (center) at the NJBiz ICON Awards Event Celebrating Leaders over 60 Photo Courtesy by NJBiz NJBiz.com -The ICON Honors awards recognizes New Jersey business leaders over the age of 60 for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field. Winners will be

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 25

Get Ready to the World’s Largest Self-Insurance Event! August 13, 2018 – With just six weeks until SIIA’s National Conference & Expo begins in Austin, we have several important updates and reminders to share with you at this time. Session/speaker list firmed up…since the time the program was announced in April, some

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 24

Teladoc Buys Advance Medical For $352M In Global Telehealth Deal By: Bruce Japsen Forbes.com –  Teladoc, a fast-growing U.S. provider of virtual access to physicians, said it has purchased telehealth provider Advance Medical for $352 million to increase its presence in the global marketplace outside the U.S. Like the U.S., there are big opportunities around the

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 23

Mosquitoes That Carry Zika Could Bring Deadlier Yellow Fever This Year By:Larry Barzewski, Sun Sentinel The Zika scare of 2016 could morph into a yellow fever panic this year if South Florida residents let down their guard when it comes to protecting themselves from disease-carrying mosquitoes. There hasn’t been a yellow fever outbreak in

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 22

PRESS RELEASE: North American Specialty Hospital Contracts with Canadian-based Global Healthcare Connections: Expands International Referral Channels to Center of Excellence in Cancun    Unique travel-for-treatment model provides the highest quality surgical care, affordable prices for US and Canadian patients, and an appealing location in Cancun. DENVER, CO & SASKATOON, Saskatchewan – May

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 21

MEDICAL TRAVEL COMPANIONS: THE UNSUNG CAREGIVERS By: Laura Carabello, Western Pennsylvania Healthcare News wphealthcarenews.com – Among those who travel across the country or around the world to seek affordable, quality healthcare, 83 percent travel with a companion. Whether undergoing treatments or recovery, the physical and moral support that these caregiver/companions bring to

Volume 9, Issue 20: Industry News

PRESS REALSE: MUNICH AIRPORT AND LUFTHANSA START TESTING OF HUMANOID ROBOT IN TERMINAL 2 "Josie Pepper" to provide information to passengers. February 15, 2018 - She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, "Josie Pepper" the robot will be answering questions for passengers in

Industry News: Volume 9, Issue 19

Why Should You Travel for Hip Surgery? Guest Post By: Jennifer Dawson, editor, Defend Your Health Hip injuries are surprisingly common, particularly in older people, but they are also a common sports injury. Osteoporosis in older adults is caused by the weakening of the bones and decrease in bone density. To help prevent