GO Figure

August 2007
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p21
The article presents statistics on health care. According to the Medical Group Management Association, the total median compensation for specialty physicians in academic practices in 2006 was $202,000. According to the National Brain Tumor Foundation, about 37 percent of patients diagnosed with a brain tumor who spend more than $1,000 each month out of their pocket on healthcare. Medco Health Solutions Inc. says that about $10 billion were spent on diabetes medication in 2005.


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