This week, a report from the Congressional Budget Office tells us that if Senator Kennedy’s health care plan were to be implemented, 16 million Americans might still be uninsured even after the nation spent $1 trillion for a package meant to deliver universal coverage. CBO budget director Douglas Elmendorf told USA Today, “It’s going to […]
What newspaper is better positioned than the Washington Post to host a bunch of people who observe health to respond to Big Questions facing health reformers and citizens in 2009? It’s the Washington Post’s Healthcare Rx series. On a weekly basis, you can read what these people have to stay about a broad range of […]
Most Americans are confident that their employers will continue to offer health benefits. Whether people will be able to afford to purchase them on their own is an entirely different matter. The blue and the red bars graphically tell this story: the blue ‘confidence’ bars say people have faith that employers and unions […]
U.S. hospital finances are so stretched in the current recession, infection prevention efforts have begun to be curtailed. 32% of health facilities say that reductions in staffing and infection prevention (IP) departments have reduced their capacity to deal with IP in their institutions. The Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology (APIC) […]
Like the Grateful Dead and global warming, health information is everywhere. The proliferating platforms, online and mobile, and the multiplying volume of content and opinions, drive the very social life of health information. Susannah Fox’s latest research on behalf of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, in collaboration with the California HealthCare Foundation, illustrates […]
About Jane & Health Populi
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is a health economist and management consultant that serves clients at the intersection of health and technology.
Her clients include all stakeholders in health, including providers, payors and plans; companies in biopharma, medical devices, financial services, technology and consumer goods; non-profits and NGOs. Jane's lens on health was best described by Dr. Regina Benjamin, U.S. Surgeon General, who says that health is where we live, work, play and pray.
California Healthcare Foundation White Papers
- Consumers blame insurance and pharma for health costs, but love their primary care doctors October 22, 2012
- Patients want online communication with doctors, and more clinicians are listening July 26, 2011
- Patients want to see the notes their doctors write about them: the power of transparency in health care October 2, 2012
- ePatients: a connected, collaborative, creating community September 30, 2010
- The U.S. Will Cover the Bulk of Medicines Spending in 2020 November 30, 2015
- Activity Wearables on Black Friday 2015 – Doorbusters Abound November 27, 2015
- 51% of Americans Say It’s Government’s Responsibility To Provide Health Insurance November 24, 2015
- The Average Price of a New Specialty Drug Exceeds Median U.S. Annual Income; and a Tweet from Pam Anderson November 20, 2015
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