Jamie J. Gooch is an Ohio-based freelance writer. His areas of expertise include several professional industries as well as marketing and e-media.


US healthcare costs accelerate

September 17, 2012

Since posting its lowest annual growth rate in more than six years, the average cost of healthcare services accelerated in May and June.

Stealing other countries' prescription drug cost-saving ideas

September 17, 2012

The U.S. can learn from ways other countries slow prescription drug spending growth, according to a new policy analysis from the National Institute for Health Care Reform (NIHCR)

Aetna Innovation Labs research best practices

September 17, 2012

The Aetna Innovation Labs were created to test specific initiatives, determine success rates and impact, and expand programs that show promise.

Survey: Hospitals skeptical of health reform, ACOs

September 17, 2012

Survey taker says payers are the only winners in healthcare reform; calls ACO member rules silly.

Twin Cities merger combines payer and provider

September 17, 2012

HealthPartners and Park Nicollet Health Services, have decided to combine to create an integrated healthcare delivery and financing powerhouse.

Deloitte's 2012 survey shows employers plan to shift healthcare costs to employees

August 15, 2012

While employer-sponsored health benefits are not likely to disappear, changes that shift financial risk to employees are certain.