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EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »

How to Get Healthy and Save Money

Nothing is more valuable in life than good health. Unfortunately, our society has fallen in to the habit of equating that ‘value’ with ‘cost.’ But we are natural creatures, and staying healthy doesn’t need to be expensive. It simply requires that we take basic steps to become more attuned to the world around us: its… Read More »