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Health Care in 2020: No New Technology Needed

It’s August 1, 2020, and my heads up display just sent me a priority health notification. I wasn't surprised, because I had used my newly downloaded phone app to walk me through the process of configuring my preferences for health notifications.

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

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


Validic Adds Clients And Integration Partners To Expand Digital Health Ecosystem

Leading digital health platform featured at Health 2.0 industry event

Truven Health Analytics Partners with NBGH to Launch Enhanced EMPAQ® Health and Productivity Tool

Truven Health Analytics™ today announced a partnership with the National Business Group on Health to facilitate a newly improved Employer Measures of Productivity, Absence and Quality™ (EMPAQ®) program.

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

White Papers


Lessons Learned; The American Healthcare Consumer

A change:healthcare White Paper

IHC Radio


Roundtable Discussion on Supreme Court's Ruling of Health Care Law - The Decision Part II

Podcast 7/13/2012: A Roundtable discussion on Supreme Court's Ruling of Health Care Law - ObamaCare: The Decision Part II ... Listen


Healthcare Consumerism Radio Archive - Mar 16, 2012

Podcast: Buzzword "Transparency" ... Listen


Sam Shallenberger, CFO of RJ Young, and his broker Alex Tolbert, Founder of Bernard Health

Podcast 6/1/2012: Interview with Sam Shallenberger, CFO of RJ Young, and his broker Alex Tolbert, Founder of Bernard Health. ... Listen

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