Access to broadband is a health-y technology, according to Connected Nation, a non-profit organization with the mission of reducing the digital divide in America. Their goal: to ensure access to broadband across Kentucky, one of the most rural states in the U.S. “Our work improves the lives of people who were once left behind; renews […]
The latest Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll is out, polled in the early part of June 2008. The chart on the right illustrates the trajectory of the economy and persistence of Iraq as top-of-mind voter issues, and the quick rise of gas prices just displacing health care as the third issue in voters’ minds. […]
Americans — both insured and uninsured people — are delaying health care due to cost and health-system challenges, according to the latest Tracking Report from the Center for Studying Health System Change (CSHSC). Delaying care is particularly acute for people who are in poor or fair health, and those with low-income. Here’s another example of […]
There are some 40 million dues-paying members of the AARP, whose minimum age of membership is 50. AARP has found its constituents vary little from young’uns when it comes to online social networking, gaming, and news access. The headline here is that both 50+ and under 20s feel their online social communities are important — […]
In the further morphing of health services into consumer products, people want to personalize health plans. Deloitte has further sliced and diced the findings of The 2008 Survey of Health Care Consumers, which I wrote about in Health Populi here on 21st February 2008. I really appreciate Deloitte’s consumer segmentation, which attempts to get at […]
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
- The appification of health – a bullish outlook from Mobiquity April 23, 2014
- Consumers’ spending on medicine grows – the retailization of health care April 21, 2014
- Doctors become health economists April 18, 2014
- Zero kilometers and the future of food April 15, 2014
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