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The Week in Numbers by charlottegee
November 1, 2008, 8:09 pm
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Installment #3:

According to a survey of 75 physician practices, revenues are down 3.5% this year

Docs to see 1.1% pay bump from Medicare in ’09

Health 2.0 Review – Smoke, Fires, and Companies to Watch

Remote Monitoring Technology Could Save $200B, Report Finds

Study: Companies with comprehensive wellness programs see a 25%-30% decrease in medical and absenteeism costs in about 3.6 years

Diabetes Rate Nearly Doubles

ED patients will wait 3.5 hours, no longer

The proportion of hospitals with palliative care programs has more than doubled since 2000 to 53% of all facilities with more than 50 beds

15,000 physicians in Michigan soon will have free access to an electronic network

Barack Obama has spent $113 million in health care television advertising so far this year, eight times that of Republican rival John McCain

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