There’s a growing cadre of older people online, and they’re an attractive demographic, according to Focalyst, a joint venture of the AARP and Millward Brown, a market research and branding company. The researchers found that “matures” spend 750,000,000 minutes a day on the Internet (sounds like a song from Rent–the AARP version of 525,600 Minutes). […]
There is more evidence that remote health care can improve health outcomes. Say ‘hello’ to the Virtual Integrated Practice (VIP). The term was coined by the Rush-Presbyterian Medical Center, where a team has been refining the VIP model for the past four years. The VIP’s objective is to improve chronic disease management for older people […]
Health plan illiteracy is alive and well, according to J.D. Power and Associates. The consumer market research firm’s 2008 National Health Insurance Plan Study finds that 1 in two plan members don’t understand their plan. In this second year of the survey, J.D. Power notes that, as consumers understand the benefits of their Benefit, their […]
American voters are overwhelmingly paying attention to presidential candidates’ positions on health care, according to a poll published by the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA). CHA released the survey as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation‘s Cover The Uninsured Week, in which CHA has participated since the effort’s inception. After the […]
It’s a 50/50 America again. This time, half of us are thriving, and half of us are struggling.News of that Great American Chasm is brought to you by the Gallup-Healthways Wellbeing Index. I wrote about The Gallup-Healthways Wellbeing Index in March here when the project was first announced. The profile of the collective American mind-body-spirit […]
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.
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- 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
- ePatients: a connected, collaborative, creating community September 30, 2010
- Patients want to see the notes their doctors write about them: the power of transparency in health care October 2, 2012
- Investing in technology that lowers health costs – the growing role of mobile December 9, 2013
- Employers will strongly focus on costs in health benefit plans for 2014; so must consumers December 3, 2013
- World AIDS Day – Remembering Tony M December 1, 2013
- Be thankful for your good life. Now think about what a good death would be. November 27, 2013
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- Jane: Mark, yes - that was Judith Hibbard's work on pat...
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