Roche Chooses Health By Promoting Prevention
- Roche plans jobs cuts. // Chemical Week;11/5/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 42, p6
Details on the plan of Roche company to downsize employees following its proposed plan to acquire Boehringer Mannheim company. Estimated savings to be made by Roche for the acquisition.
- Roche Blocks Ebner During Annual Meeting. // Chemical Market Reporter;05/15/2000, Vol. 257 Issue 20, p8
Reports that the annual general meeting of Roche has endorsed moves to keep Martin Ebner, its financier from Switzerland, off its board. Percentage of its capital owned by Ebner; Details on the decision of Roche on the spin-off of its fragrances and flavors division.
- Biomedical briefing. // Nature Medicine;Feb2014, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p110
The article offers the pharmaceutical industry news briefs as of February 1, 2014. Topics discussed include approval of a 1.1 billion U.S. dollars spending bill by the U.S. government for fiscal damage wrought to biomedical agencies in 2013, launch of a public awareness campaign by medical...
- New model explored for population health assessment, improvement. Eising, Scott // Employee Benefit News;04/15/99, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p44
Discusses assessment of risk to reduce health care expenses. Development of health risk appraisal (HRA) versions; Premises involved in the logic behind HRA implementation; Information on the model from Health Enhancement Systems.
- How to avert an avalanche of health care costs. Greenhut, Janet // Employee Benefit News;Mar2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p13
The article discusses ways on how to address the impact of the rising health care costs on the employee's chronic conditions in the U.S. The author relates the problem to an avalanche model which bears a striking resemblance to the progression of chronic diseases in individuals. She talks about...
- Health plan sponsors, consumers embrace evolving benefit roles. Gunsauley, Craig // Employee Benefit News;Dec2001, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p23
Focuses on the strategies used by employers in controlling health care costs. Investment of employers on resources for disease prevention and management; Challenges faced by employers in standardizing and improving health care delivery; Influence of family and friends on the medical decisions...
- Health care rates rise, more hikes await. Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance;12/20/99, Vol. 33 Issue 51, p26
Focuses on the increase in health care costs in 1999. Increase in employers' total health plan costs for active employees; Factors attributed to health care rates hike; Benefit managers' concern over continued increase in health care costs.
- Companies Taking More Aggressive Measures to Control Health Costs. // Benefits Quarterly;2010 Fourth Quarter, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p72
The article reviews the article "Companies Taking More Aggressive Measures to Control Health Costs," which appeared in the periodical "Managing Benefits Plans" in May 2010.
- Health benefit costs rose only 2.1 percent in 1995. // Corporate Board;May/Jun96, Vol. 17 Issue 98, p28
Reports on the slight increase in the total spending for health benefits provided by employers in the United States for 1995. Average of the total health benefit costs per employee; Reasons for the continuing low trend; Increase in the enrollment of managed care plans.