In the emerging era of participatory health, fanned by the fiscal flames of the recession and increasing out-of-pocket costs, there’s an important communications component to consider: participatory health economics. The chart illustrates why. Out-of-pocket health costs are steadily increasing for households. Thus, it is reasonable for health citizens to want to know how much health […]
When I Googled “meaningful use” this morning just before writing this post, the search yielded over 10 million results. Googling “meaningful use and patient” gets you over 1 million results. Dr. Ted Eytan wrote a post on his blog, Ted Eytan, MD, on May 28, 2009, which captures the core of meaning of “meaningful use.” […]
Insured workers in the U.S. are cost-sensitive to health care. The recession has been negatively impacting workers’ health: physically, emotionally, financially. However, there may be a silver lining here: that workers are making health improvement a greater priority than they did in 2008. The National Business Group on Health’s report on The Recession’s Toll on […]
Thinking healthy isn’t the same as acting healthy. The gap between what lifestyle behaviors people perceive build health, versus what actually contributes to health, can lead to less than optimal health outcomes. Based on Yankelovich’s 2009 Health & Wellness Segmentation Study, only one-half of people believe that taking medicines as prescribed is “very important” to […]
Ten years later, a million lives lost, billions of dollars wasted, is the tag line of a report looking back at the decade since IOM‘s seminal report, To Err is Human, was published in November 1999. Consumers Union has asked, what progress has been made since IOM calculated that 98,000 lives are lost each year […]
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
- 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
- American health citizens hungry for cost controls November 19, 2015
- Retail Health Landscape Expanding Through Clinic Growth, Accenture Forecasts November 18, 2015
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- As health cost increases moderate, consumers will pay more: will they seek less expensive care? -: […] The growth of high-deductible health pla...
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