Study: Health Costs Higher for Hospital Workers

New research from Truven Health Analytics, formerly the health unit of Thomson Reuters, finds health care spending for hospital employees is 9 percent higher than the general workforce, and hospital employees and dependents are 5 percent more likely to be hospitalized.

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Comments (1)
Health care workers are notorius for taking care of themselves last. We are too busy and too needed to be sick. We wait until we are REALLY sick to see the doctor. Often it is at the point of needing hospitalization. But when we do get sick we have the health care coverage to be able to afford the hospital stay, thus the greater utilization of hospitalization.
Posted by mredeker | Saturday, October 20 2012 at 7:52AM ET
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