SPOTLIGHT: When cost-saving plans backfire


With passion for health reform at a high across the U.S., fervor for cutting healthcare costs has never been higher. However, cutting costs is proving to be even harder than it looks. Of late, providers are increasingly being asked to make investments--such as electronic medical records--which could squeeze costs out of the healthcare system. The problem is, often the upfront costs are high and the benefits far in the future. Article

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