When the stock market was falling throughout 2008 and 2009, the one industry that kept growing was the healthcare market. Health care increased at least 2% while other industries were showing drastic losses. Why did health care do so well? 1. People continue getting sick. It doesn’t matter whether the economy is going good or […]

I predict you’re going to be seeing more of this type of thing over the next year, and it’s probably about time. There’s a battle going on in the lower New York state area between Empire Blue Cross and a hospital group calling itself the Stellaris Health Network, which is a joint venture of four […]

A recent survey conducted by Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) asked hospitals what was the most important thing for them to do in 2010. The number one response was to cut costs. As soon as my mind saw that, one word immediately popped into my head: “Still?” Many people believe hospitals are making money hand over […]