Tag Archives: Costs

Northwell Health, NYC Health + Hospitals open new $47.7 million joint lab to help hospitals focus on emergency testing, cut costs

Michael Dowling with the Northwell Health Labs team at the opening of a $ 47.7 million shared, centralized laboratory in Little Neck, Queens. Credit Northwell Health. A joint project between the largest private employer in New York State, Northwell Health, and NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the country, came to… Read More »

12 Frozen Foods You Should Avoid at All Costs

Healthy Eating The freezer aisle gets a bad rap, but frozen foods aren’t always unhealthy. Still, these items are red flags for nutritionists. Learn which other quick and healthy alternatives they’d choose instead. Smoothie base mixes successo images/Shutterstock Smoothies can start your morning on the right foot with an immediate serving (or more!) of fruit,… Read More »

Rising drug costs are gut punch to hospital budgets, triggering staff and service cuts, other changes

According to a new study from the National Opinion Research Center, or NORC, at the University of Chicago, hospitals are badly suffering under the weight of drug prices and drug spending, which seem to be on a steady and often times steep upward climb. The study results show the average total drug spending per hospital… Read More »