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The spiraling cost of health care is pushing more working families with employer-sponsored insurance to cover their kids through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to a recent[…]
Purdue Pharma has been accused of fueling the opioid epidemic with overly aggressive marketing practices for its OxyContin brand. What would a proposed settlement mean for the company and for[…]
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Wharton's Hummy Song examines the common hospital practice of capacity pooling and whether it’s the best way to manage the mismatch between the number of patients and available beds.
Changes in the economy, the nature of employment benefits and attitudes toward work more generally have made planning for retirement more complicated than ever.
So far, attempts at transparency in health care fees have not shifted consumer behavior – and too much pricing information could be counterproductive, experts say.
New research from Wharton's Ashley Swanson shows that preferred pharmacy networks result in a 1% decrease in Medicare Part D drug costs -- and that could add up.
High-deductible employer health plans are cheaper for businesses and may also be cheaper for employees. But are they too much of a gamble?
Penn Medicine’s new Campaign for Professionalism is designed to curb workplace incivility through a clear code of conduct and an open channel of communication for employees.
There is clear evidence in biomedical literature that compassion drives better outcomes for patients, doctors and business, notes author and physician Stephen Trzeciak.