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Consumerism is still not the norm. Despite a significant transition toward high-deductible plans, broader availability of price and quality information, and efforts by many large employers to provide decision tools, fully-informed, in-control consumers are the exception.
Since 2010, a new digital health care landscape has emerged with everyone from Apple and Google to GE and Verizon making investments and announcing they intend to enter the sector. But this year will be remembered as the year digital health got serious.
It goes without saying that we should know what something costs before we buy it. But every day consumers undergo lab tests, imaging procedures and even surgeries and don’t find out the price until the bill comes weeks or months later.
Now that price transparency is becoming the new normal, we need to ensure that the information about prices is accurate. Having accurate price information could potentially help both employers and insured workers reduce the amount of money each spends on health care.
Online tool helps employees understand financial risks, how to protect their health and assets
Data from 5,000 U.S. consumers highlights the impact of account-based consumer-directed health care programs in increasing consumer engagement with their health care.
Benz Communications and Quantum Workplace research reveals employees are attached to health benefits; wellness programs have positive impact.
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.