8 billion spent by American hospitals on contract labor could be saved through better management.

The analysis released today is the second in this group of reports, and incorporates data through 2003 and preliminary data for 2004. The full report, Developments in the usage of Agreement Labor among Hospitals, may be downloaded from.. $3.9 billion overspend in US healthcare A study released today by American Hospital Directory suggests that as much as fifty % of the $7.8 billion spent by American hospitals on contract labor could be saved through better management. The finding can be one of the startling conclusions prompted by the statement, Trends in the usage of Contract Labor among Hospitals. With ballooning costs pushing America’s healthcare system toward full-blown crisis, rigorous financial analysis of our healthcare delivery system is more important than ever.We now know very well what works and what doesn’t. We realize that it’s critical to find the folks who are HIV-positive and do not know it in order to break the chain of brand-new infections. We realize that just a fraction of people living with HIV in the global world are receiving treatment. We realize that universal access to condoms and science-based sex education shall reduce new infections. There is absolutely no better time, as we mark thirty years of Helps, to recommit ourselves to saving as much of the thirty-three million lives as we can, also to ending AIDS.’.

Thierry Conroy, M.D.D., Marc Ychou, M.D., Ph.D.D., Ph.D., Rosine Guimbaud, M.D., Ph.D.D., Antoine Adenis, M.D., Ph.D., Jean-Luc Raoul, M.D., Ph.D., Sophie Gourgou-Bourgade, M.Sc.D., Jaafar Bennouna, M.D., Ph.D., Jean-Baptiste Bachet, M.D., Faiza Khemissa-Akouz, M.D.D., Catherine Delbaldo, M.D., Eric Assenat, M.D., Ph.D., Bruno Chauffert, M.D., Ph.D., Pierre Michel, M.D., Ph.D., Christine Montoto-Grillot, M.Chem., and Michel Ducreux, M.D., Ph.D.