- New Hampshire ranked healthiest state in nation. // Nation's Health;Dec2000/Jan2001, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p12
Reveals that New Hampshire has been named the healthiest state in the United States in the 11th annual United Health Group State Health Rankings released at a news conference at the 128th American Public Health Association meeting. Basis of the rankings; Areas of concern in New Hampshire;...
- Sooming Health Costs. // Treasury & Risk Management;Feb2001, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p9
Reports on the results of a survey on large United States employers. High costs of average health care; Rise in the cost of prescription drug benefits and preferred provider plans.
- Quarter of health-care spending said avoidable. // Journal of Business (10756124);04/19/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 9, pB14
Presents a study on health care expenditures in the United States. Expenditures due to unhealthy lifestyles; List of health risks contributing to health care expenditures; Relationship between unhealthy lifestyle and poor health.
- National scans. // AHA News;05/11/98, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p5
Presents an update on the health care system in the United States. Survey conducted by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA); Elected officials for the Nashville, Tennessee's Chamber of Commerce; Survey conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians.
- Managed care survey notes savings. Kazel, Robert // Business Insurance;06/09/97, Vol. 31 Issue 23, p60
States that according to a survey commissioned by the American Association of Health Plans, single workers would take home more money annually if they were not enrolled in a managed care plan. Other findings of survey; Expected growth in enrollment in health maintenance organizations.
- Is there an amateur doctor in the house? Dolliver, Mark // Adweek Western Edition;06/01/98, Vol. 48 Issue 22, p16
Cites a Yankelovich survey which found 76% of adult respondents in the United States in agreement with the idea of people taking primary responsibility for their own health instead of on doctors. Rationale behind such a belief; Respondents' thoughts on choosing nonprescription drugs;...
- An analysis of utilization and access from the NHIS: 1984-92. Mentnech, Renee; Ross, William // Health Care Financing Review;Winter95, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p51
Examines data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) on issues concerning out-of-pocket medical care expenses by the aged in the United States. Impact of the implementation of Medicare program in the 1960s; Program accessibility; Influence of insurance status, income, and health...
- Survey of the nation's health. George, Gordon // America;2/14/1953, Vol. 88 Issue 20, p531
The author reflects on several health-related surveys in the U.S. The author provides details of the reports made by Paul B. Magnuson, which reflects the number of death rates in the country caused by various illnesses, and the study by the Research Council for Economic Security revealing the...
- Diabetes rates projected to double, costs to soar higher. Bakshis, Brett // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jan2010, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on the increasing rate patients with diabetes in the U.S. According to recent estimates, the rate of diabetes in the country is expected to nearly double over 2034, as well as the cost of treating the disease. It further stresses that by 2034, there could be as many as 44.1...