I awoke today to the news that a big piece of Ranbaxy, the Indian generics drugs giant, will be acquired by Daiichi Sankyo, the Japanese pharmaceutical company. This merger of giants is a reminder that, while the mantra of “health care is local” holds true most of the time these days, the times they are […]
It’s the end of the school year in my household, and for pharmacies, too — they’ve received pretty good marks from Consumer Reports, one of the most influential arbiters of health grading. CR’s comprehensive survey on pharmacies is in its June 2008 issue. The headline: independent pharmacies can offer higher levels of service, access, and […]
Happy National Health IT Week! Two giants in their respective industry spaces came together today to find out whether health information between a personal health record (PHR) can be interoperable with data from other sources. I sat on a teleconference today featuring Kaiser Permanente (KP) and Microsoft (MSFT) discussing their project that will bring together […]
Call it not separate, but certainly unequal. Such is the state of health outcomes in America. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation’s largest health philanthropy, is spending $300 million of its endowment to address this longstanding problem. The Health Resources and Services Administration defines health disparities as “population-specific differences in the presence of […]
Employees are split on whether employer wellness programs intrude on privacy, according to an Issue Brief from the Center for Studying Health System Change (CSHC). Health and Wellness: the shift from managing illness to promoting health details the results of interviews conducted in 12 metropolitan American communities in 2007: Boston, Cleveland, Greenville, Indianapolis, Lansing, Little […]
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
- 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
- Digital health is hot at South-by-Southwest #SXSH March 7, 2014
- Risk-shift: employers continue to push more risk to employees and families for health costs March 7, 2014
- Employers spending more on wellness in 2014, with growing focus on food March 4, 2014
- HIMSS14 Monday Morning Quarterback – The Key Takeaways March 3, 2014
- HIMSS14 Monday Morning Quarterback – The Key Takeaways | Health Populi: […] economics in the U.S….and opportun...
- Cloud technology to propel growth in healthcare IT market By Dan Bowman | EIX System: […] a recent post to her Health Populi blog,...
- Hillary Clinton wows the HIMSS14 crowd of 20,000+ | Health Populi: […] pleasure of experiencing Bill Clinton...
- Laura Henze Russell: Best thing to do: get healthy, so you don't need ...