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Healthcare Wait Times - Infographic

(http://pager.net/our-blog/healthcare-wait-times-infographic/) How long are patients waiting to see a physician at the doctor’s office or in the ER? Who waits the longest and how long is too long? We answer these and other questions about healthcare wait times in our latest infographic.

Engaging patients could be the solution to rising global healthcare costs

Health ministers face a dizzying array of possibilities for improving the health of their nations. The most important experts however – ordinary people managing their own health – are typically left out of the equation.<p>Across the world healthcare costs are rising faster than countries' ability to …

Why staff engagement is vital for healthcare innovation

Genuinely informed, engaged and empowered patients are a force for good. They help us to improve quality, reduce costs and manage expectations.<p>But what comes first? Research published at the World Innovation Summit for Health (Wish) in Doha this month looked at eight countries around the world and …

8 Risks Drive 15 Conditions And 80% Of Healthcare Costs

This is one of my favorite images that I use all the time to talk about how our decisions drive our healthcare costs. This is from the AON Hewitt …

Swedish healthcare is the best in the world, but there are still lessons to learn

In December 2013, when the OECD released its overview of healthcare in Sweden, as part of its annual review of global health statistics the Swedish government was quick to call a press conference to celebrate the fact that the report rated the outcomes of treatment in Sweden among the best in the …