Weight-related health care adds $800 million-plus to WNY medical costs

trendWeight-related health care adds 0 million-plus to WNY medical costs
Nearly two in three Western New York adults – 722,000 people – are either overweight or obese, according to a new report from Univera Healthcare. Excess annual medical spending in the region attributable to overweight and obesity is estimated at $ 808 …
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How the US Can Reduce Waste in Health Care Spending by Trillion
During the presidential campaign, Americans will be bombarded with proposals to improve the U.S. health care system in ways big and small that would either build on or radically revamp the Affordable Care Act (ACA). All will claim to reduce costs and …
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Increasing roles of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in healthcare
As the United States experiences a doctor shortage, more patients are seeing nurse practitioners and physician assistants for the diagnosis of routine ailments. This week on “Take Care,” Dr. Atul Grover discusses the differences between nurse …
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Jumpstart Foundry launches new health care conference

trendJumpstart Foundry launches new health care conference
Health:Further will bring established healthcare companies, healthcare startups, and venture capitalists together to engage in a conversation about the ways in which new innovation is shaping the future of the healthcare industry. The conference topics …
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Mercury Systems Announces Opening of Second Innovation Center
This newest Mercury Innovation Center is a showplace for the Company’s advanced embedded and high-performance capabilities across the sensor processing chain, industry-leading thermal cooling solutions, and a wide range of state-of-the-art …
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Visa Partners with Financial Institutions Across the Globe to Enable Mobile
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 26, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Visa Inc. V, +0.27% today announced that it has partnered with several leading financial institutions around the world to offer new mobile payment services. BBVA and Cuscal launched new …
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