How Can Employers Limit the Cost of Absenteeism? An International Look

Unscheduled staff absence due to illness or other reasons can be very costly for employers, official statistics and survey data reveal. In the UK it was reported by the Health and Safety Commission that 36 million days of work were lost due to sickness absence in 2006 and 2007, and the Chartered Institute of . . . → Read More: How Can Employers Limit the Cost of Absenteeism? An International Look

Why You Shouldn’t Patent Your Invention Just Yet

Explains the Theory of Holdups and why you might not want to Patent your new Invention…..just yet. . . . → Read More: Why You Shouldn’t Patent Your Invention Just Yet

Should Patients Be Allowed to Direct Their Own Care?

Some people have suggested that one way to prevent the wasteful costs of healthcare is to have a menu of treatment options, with their costs, that is presented to the patient. For example, when you are admitted to the hospital as an inpatient, the physician typically orders tons of tests, medications, and nursing orders. . . . → Read More: Should Patients Be Allowed to Direct Their Own Care?