The Health Decision Support Tools community showcases the latest news and innovative tools employers offer to their workforce population to educate and aid the employee to make better health care decisions and life choices.
A little over a decade ago, consumer-driven health care was in its infancy. Although many of the core concepts had been discussed and promoted for years, mainly in academic journals and offices on Capitol Hill, there were very few resources available that enabled consumerism in health care. The opacity of
Employers are increasingly hearing about the importance of offering employees tools to help them factor cost into their health care decisions. Such tools are especially relevant as many more employers shift their employees to high deductible health plans or plans with more extensive cost-sharing provisions.
Health care in America is in a time of transition. In the past, the system focused on the needs of employers and health care providers, insulating the end user, the patient, in many health coverage decisions. And, while employers and providers are essential partners in the health care system, now
That’s engagement. It creates a feeling of well-being through a shared experience. It has very specific neurotransmitter results in the brain, where shared positive messages create the well-being. Engagement is a recognizable interaction between two or more entities that leads to a common goal or purpose. In the comedy adaptation
Mercer survey finds average total health benefit cost per employee rose 3.9 percent in 2014
Virtual assistant “Tina” designed to provide online enrollment assistance
Acquisition will expand Emdeon’s solutions to include health care consumer engagement and value-based health care capabilities
As the IHC Froum West kicked off last week, Monocle Health Data released its white paper examining the health care transparency revolution.
Major discrepancies exist between patient preferences and the medical care they receive for many common conditions. Shared decision making (SDM) is a process where a patient and clinician faced with more than one medically acceptable treatment option jointly decide which option is best based on
The Center for Health Transformation, along with nearly 40 of its members, met to develop tripartisan solutions for payment reform. These solutions will provide better overall health and better care outcomes at lower costs to Americans.