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 […]
Once again, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) brings you health economics news to keep you awake at night. In the EBRI’s latest Issue Brief, Savings Needed to Fund Health Insurance and Health Care Expenses in Retirement: Findings from a Simulation Model, you will learn all you need to know, and more, about how much […]
The overwhelming majority of women — 90% of them — are the primary health care decision makers in their family. Six in 10 of them have trouble navigating the health system, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Sorting out the labyrinth that is U.S. health care is especially challenging for younger women […]
Employers who are most likely to provide health care and economic security benefits tend to be larger, in business longer, with more unionized employees, more ethnic diversity in top positions — and they are more profitable than their competitors — according to the 2008 National Study of Employers. The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation funded this […]
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
- The digital health bubble – is it about to burst? #SXSW March 11, 2014
- Health data data everywhere – let’s human-scale it / Report from #SXSW #SXSH March 10, 2014
- 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
- 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 ...