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Has Price Transparency’s Time Finally Come?

When it comes to price transparency, many Americans still don’t have access to meaningful information about the price of their health care, but we can see glimmers of hope in private sector initiatives and public policy.

Leapfrog Group and Castlight Health to Collaborate on Hospital Transparency Project

On Tuesday, quality transparency in health care took another leap forward as two widely respected organizations announced an innovative data analytics project on hospital safety.

Using Data: Turning Information into Action

Professionals within the health care system are ‘awash’ in data, but that does not necessarily translate into actionable information

ED Visits – Sometimes, It’s Difficult to Know Where to Find the ‘Right’ Care

Truven Health Analytics recently reported a study showing the majority of US Emergency Department (ED) visits were actually non-emergent. In this report, only 29 percent of patients required immediate medical attention in the ED.

Blog Posts


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: The Private Exchange Effect

07/22/2014 - Private exchanges are coming, but how will the transition affect the various stakeholders in employee...


Get to Know the Types of Private Exchange Models

07/22/2014 - When it comes to making an important decision, a significant investment or even beginning a...


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Health Advocacy, Onsite Clinics and Wellness

07/16/2014 - On this week's program, your hosts Brent Macy and Doug Field will be exploring issues...


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Choosing the Right Health Plan, Health Account Administration and Private Exchanges

07/09/2014 - We hope all of our listeners and supporters had a fun and safe July 4...


Press Releases


Onlife Health Teams Up with Validic to Integrate Over 50 Wearables and Devices to Track Wellness

Partnership aims to increase engagement among wellness program participants and improve health outcomes across client base

Truven Health Analytics Partners with Wakely to Create ACA-Compliant Benefit Modeling Tool

Intuitive interface enables actuarially sophisticated modeling of up to five designs at once

Healthcare Interactive Announces $8M Series A Funding Led by Grotech and Harbert Venture Partners

Healthcare Interactive, Inc. announced that it has secured $8M in Series A funding led by Grotech Ventures and Harbert Venture Partners.

White Papers


Lessons Learned; The American Healthcare Consumer

A change:healthcare White Paper

IHC Radio


Healthcare Consumerism Radio Archive - Mar 30, 2012

Podcast: March is Over but the Madness Continues ... Listen


Why Critical Illness Insurance is Critical to Your Workforce Population's Well-being

Podcast 5/18/2012: Why Critical Illness Insurance is Critical to Your Workforce Population's Well-being ... Listen


HealthCare Consumerism Radio Discusses Supplemental Health Benefits

Podcast 2/24/2012: HealthCare Consumerism Radio discusses supplemental health benefits ... Listen

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