Thomson Reuters

Truven Health Analytics Tracks Impacts of Reform, Employer Healthcare Costs

Medical and pharmacy costs for employees and their dependents rose 4.6 percent from 2010 to 2011, the smallest increase in the past five years, according to Truven Health Analytics, formerly the health care business of Thomson Reuters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012

Truven Health

Truven Health Launches West Virginia Health Information Network

West Virginia Health Information Network and Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, announced the launch of a statewide health information exchange system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

UM Index July

Consumer Confidence Slips In July On Slower Job Growth, Higher Food Prices

Consumer confidence slipped in July, according to University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters-University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2012

A protester stands outside the Supreme Court (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ann Arbor Firm Finds No Biz Advantage In Dropping Health Care

There is no short- or long-term advantage for employers to eliminate group health benefits in favor of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) penalties, according to a white paper published today by Ann Arbor-based Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2012

University of Michigan graphic

Consumer Confidence Falls Among Upper Income Households

Consumer confidence posted a sizable loss in June, with most of the overall decline in how consumers viewed future prospects for the national economy, according to University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2012

Economy Up

Gains In Consumer Confidence Continue, Depend On Job Growth

Consumer confidence improved in each of the past nine monthly surveys, rising to its highest level this month since October 2007, according to University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters-University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2012

Oral cancer screenings. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

New Research Finds Oral Cancer May Be Most Costly To Treat

New research coming out of Delta Dental of Michigan’s Research and Data Institute finds that in the United States, the cost of oral cavity, oral pharyngeal, and salivary gland cancer may be the most costly cancer in the nation to treat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012

Thomson Reuters Index: Insurance Costs Climb 4 Percent For Q3 2011

The cost of healthcare for individuals with employer-sponsored health insurance rose 4.0 percent in the third quarter of 2011 versus the third quarter of 2010 and 0.9 percent versus the second quarter of 2011, according to the Thomson Reuters Healthcare Spending Index for Private Insurance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

University of Michigan chart. Used by permission.

Consumer Confidence Improves In January Due To Job Gains

Consumer confidence continued to improve in January due to positive news about potential job gains, according to University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin, director of the Thomson Reuters-University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2012

Poll Finds Most Weight Loss Resolutions Work; Smokers, Not As Much

The Thomson-NPR survey, which asked respondents their opinions and experiences with New Year’s resolutions focused on weight loss and smoking, found that 57 percent of Americans who have made a pledge to lose weight in the last five years were successful.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2012

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