Post Tagged with: "HEALTH CONSUMERS"

As health cost increases moderate, consumers will pay more: will they seek less expensive care?

As health cost increases moderate, consumers will pay more: will they seek less expensive care?

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June 30, 2013

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Health care & health policy:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/18/2013 While there is big uncertainty about how health reform will roll out in 2014, and… Read More ›

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As Account-Based Health Plans Grow, Will Americans Save More in Health Accounts?

As Account-Based Health Plans Grow, Will Americans Save More in Health Accounts?

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June 29, 2013

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Health care & health policy, POLICY:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/17/2013 The only type of health plan whose membership grew in 2012 was the consumer-directed health… Read More ›

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1 in 3 people is interested in doing mobile health, but they skew younger

1 in 3 people is interested in doing mobile health, but they skew younger

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June 27, 2013

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Technology in healthcare:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/19/2013 The headline for the HarrisInteractive/HealthDay mobile health (mHealth) survey reads, “Lots of Americans Want Health Care… Read More ›

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Consumer-directed health isn’t always so healthy

Consumer-directed health isn’t always so healthy

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June 11, 2013

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Health care & health policy:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 06/10/13 Giving health consumers more skin in the game doesn’t always lead to them making sound… Read More ›

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Driving innovation in health through the use of open data: Health Datapalooza, Year 4

Driving innovation in health through the use of open data: Health Datapalooza, Year 4

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June 4, 2013

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Change Management, Entrepreneurs, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Payment, People in healthcare, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, POLICY, RESEARCH, Social Media, Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/4/2013 In the $3 trillion economy that is American health care, the role of information technology… Read More ›

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Is the End of Search the Beginning of Personalized Prevention?

Is the End of Search the Beginning of Personalized Prevention?

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May 24, 2013

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Genes & genomics, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medical Ethics, Patient Safety, People in healthcare, Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

By Dr. Joseph Kvedar First Posted at The cHealth Blog on 5/22/2013 This past week, Google had its annual developers conference, Google I/O.   One of the… Read More ›

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The future of sensors in health care – passive, designed, integrated

The future of sensors in health care – passive, designed, integrated

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March 4, 2013

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Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 03/01/2013 Here’s Ann R., who is a patient in the not-too-distance-future, when passive sensors will be embedded… Read More ›

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Required reading: TIME Magazine’s Bitter Pill Cover Story

Required reading: TIME Magazine’s Bitter Pill Cover Story

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February 28, 2013

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Health care & health policy:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/21/2013 Today’s Health Populi is devoted to Steven Brill and his colleagues at TIME magazine whose special report, Bitter Pill:… Read More ›

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Health consumers don’t understand overtreatment, and their role in driving health costs

Health consumers don’t understand overtreatment, and their role in driving health costs

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February 26, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Patient experience, Payment, Social Media:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/20/2013 Overuse of health care is defined as the delivery of health care services for which the… Read More ›

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Physicians like mobile health apps for patient health – eClinicalWorks on transformational path

Physicians like mobile health apps for patient health – eClinicalWorks on transformational path

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February 25, 2013

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Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/19/2013 A vast majority – 9 in 10 physicians – like mobile health (mHealth) apps, especially when… Read More ›

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Health cost transparency on the W-2: sticker shock at the point-of-paystub

Health cost transparency on the W-2: sticker shock at the point-of-paystub

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February 20, 2013

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Health care & health policy:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/11/2013 If you receive health insurance benefits from your employer, you’ll see a new line item on… Read More ›

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Americans are first in un-health: the US health disadvantage

Americans are first in un-health: the US health disadvantage

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February 12, 2013

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Food and nutrition, Health care & health policy, Obesity & weight loss:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/07/2013 In the U.S., we’ll be the #1 oil producer by 2020. We’re the largest national economy in… Read More ›

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The more engaged a patient is, the lower their costs

The more engaged a patient is, the lower their costs

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February 10, 2013

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Health care & health policy:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/05/2013 There are many ways to measure and express “patient engagement.” One such metric is “patient activation,”… Read More ›

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The interoperability of consumer mHealth – reflecting on Jawbone + Massive Health + Visere

The interoperability of consumer mHealth – reflecting on Jawbone + Massive Health + Visere

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February 9, 2013

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Food and nutrition, Medicine: wellness & disease, Obesity & weight loss, Psychology & behavior, Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/05/2013 Consumers want multiple functions on single devices, smooth transitions from one screen to another, and value-laden experiences… Read More ›

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The flu shot economy

The flu shot economy

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February 6, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, POLICY:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/04/2013 4 in 10 Americans got flu shots in this epidemic season, and most of these didn’t receive… Read More ›

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