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.
More than 14.1 million people nationwide have signed up for health insurance since enrollment under the Affordable Care Act opened in October 2013, and, in the same period, an additional 2.3 million young people have gained insurance through their parents’ health care coverage. Overall, the national uninsured rate is estimated
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.
Fifty percent of consumers surprised by out-of-pocket medical expenses
Partnership will enable consumers to realize maximum value for their health care dollars and enable seamless payment of health care expenses through consumer health care accounts
New tool generates personalized checklists to help patients prepare for doctor visits
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.