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 2019 Global Medical Trend Rates Report
Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, reinsurance, retirement and health solutions. Aon is pleased to present the results of its 2019 survey of average medical trend rates from countries around the world. Read Aon's 2019 Global Medical Trend Rates Report to learn more about the medical trend expectations of Aon professionals, clients and carriers from over 100 countries.

 Developing the Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas 2018-2030
A new hemispheric health agenda The Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas 2018-2030 (SHAA2030) is a framework that reflects the highest level of strategic planning and policy for health in the Americas. It is a call for collective action to achieve higher levels of health and well-being within the new regional and global context.

 Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Among Iranian Cancer Patients in South of Iran
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is defined as a group of medical practices, ingested therapies and other products that are not generally considered as an adjunct to conventional treatments. Many types of CAM, such as acupuncture, manipulative therapies, herbs and vitamins, homeopathic remedies and spiritual techniques have been recognized.

 Ten Treatments of Royal Jelly
Just like some of the top uses for honey, royal jelly is used for a number of health reasons, such as an asthma natural remedy, healthy bone development, an age-defying treatment and to boost the immune system, to name a few. It’s even been noted as a possible way to inhibit cancer growth.

 Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival
People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according to researchers from Yale Cancer Center and the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center (COPPER) at Yale School of Medicine.

 Traditional Chinese medicine may benefit some heart disease patients
Traditional Chinese medicine might be effective as a complement or alternative to traditional Western medicine for primary and secondary prevention of heart disease, according to a state of the art review paper published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Sustainability is best understood as actions designed to drive triple-bottom-line results around economic prosperity, environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

The traditional “bottom line” for healthcare organizations is generating margin, regardless of not-for-profit or for-profit status since “no margin means no mission.” Though many organizations talk about “managing to the triple bottom line,” their actions and offerings should not only focus on the economic results of their efforts, but work to embrace environmental, social and economic practices that benefit employees, patients, the community and society as a whole.

Sustainable Health Program is a Framework for Talking About Sustainability in Health Services. An organization may have many questions when deciding to incorporate sustainability into their strategy, operations and decision making criteria. Questions typically fall into five categories.