Hint: people with less money think more often about health than the rich do. The new logic of health engagement is based in anxiety, according to DDB:1. Anxiety produces a desire for control 2. Believing we are healthy means we believe we are in control; health = control. 3. Anxiety produces a desire for health. […]
Declining admissions, growing bad debt, rising interest expenses, falling reimbursements, illiquid capital markets, layoffs, cutbacks, and crashing credit ratings…these are the co-morbidities of the American hospital-as-patient in the 2009 economy. The American Hospital Association (AHA) has revisited its landmark survey on the U.S. hospital economy published in November, and today released The Economic Crisis: The […]
I have seen the future of Health 2.0, and it is Medzio. It’s flexible, it’s consumer-facing and -friendly, it integrates into the activities of daily living, it makes accessing health information easier and integrateable, and it’s fun. As an observer of health information tools for over two decades, the company known as A.D.A.M. has always […]
3 in 4 Americans believe that scientific evidence is not always clear when differentiating between different treatment options for their health. Yesterday, as I moderated the the kick-off Great Debate session of the Health 2.0 Conference, co-hosted by the Center for Information Therapy in Boston, I felt this was a key tension between the fields […]
There’s a new target in town when it comes to Americans’ blame-game for their economic woes: advertising. In a fascinating new Harris Poll, cleverly timed for publication on 2009 Tax Day, the Poll found that most Americans blame various media outlets for persuading them to buy things they didn’t need or couldn’t afford. It’s not […]
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 Fast-Growing Consumer Digital Health Ecosystem – Health 2.0 Day 2 October 6, 2015
- The Tricky Journey From Volume To Value In Health Care – Prelude To Health 2.0 October 5, 2015
- More consumers expect a connected health experience October 2, 2015
- Insurance Should Pay For End-of-Life Conversation, Most Patients Say October 1, 2015
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