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Published By: Excellus BlueCross BlueShield     Published Date: Jul 25, 2019
Each year it seems pharmacy costs are taking a larger bite out of businesses like yours. We’re here to relieve some of the burden and help you reach your business goals by putting the sound advice you need right at your fingertips.
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pharmacy costs, health care costs, chronic health conditions, prescription costs, pharmacy benefits, medical and pharmacy integration, pharmacy benefits managers, pharmacy claims
    
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Published By: Polycom     Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
The days are gone when health issues would be treated clinically in isolation from the many other factors that affect the wellbeing of individuals and communities. Today, the rising costs of health care, an aging population and increasingly complex chronic health problems are driving greater focus and attention on population health — the health outcomes of a group of individuals within a population. Indeed, these days more proactive approaches to health care and care delivery are identifying the social determinants of health for various populations such as environmental conditions, economic status, and access to resources and support.
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health problems, social care, readmission, hospital, video solutions, telehealth, improving costs, aging population
    
Polycom
Published By: Fitbit     Published Date: Jan 28, 2019
There are many causes, but patient behaviors can play a large role in many chronic diseases. The 3-4-50 Framework, developed by the UK-based Oxford Health Alliance, states that tobacco use, poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle contribute to cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic lower-respiratory disease and diabetes. Those four conditions cause 50 percent of deaths, many of them premature.
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Published By: Fitbit     Published Date: Jan 28, 2019
Chronic disease is a major expense for America’s healthcare system. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 90 percent of the $3.3 trillion in U.S. healthcare spend is for chronic diseases. If appropriate steps aren’t taken to improve both prevention and treatment of such diseases, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease predicts that the projected total cost of chronic disease in America could tip the scales at $42 trillion by 2030. The most expensive conditions in terms of direct healthcare costs are diabetes, Alzheimer’s and osteoarthritis, and the three most common chronic conditions are hypertension, dyslipidemia and osteoarthritis.
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