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.
While most of us would never frequent a restaurant that didn’t list prices but instead kept patrons guessing until they received a bill a month later, that’s exactly what happens in health care. The true costs of services are tightly held secrets.
Why don’t we shop for health care services the same way we shop for major appliances, furniture or clothing?
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.
Transparency services help employees make informed health care decisions
Connect for Health Colorado creates more user-friendly website with addition of interactive coach to guide customers making health insurance decisions
WiserTogether, the health care treatment comparison software company, achieved several milestones in 2014, including: raising $9M in Series B Funding, adding multiple Fortune 500 companies to its portfolio and significantly increasing the number of lives covered by its solution since last year.
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.