More employers will more aggressively manage employee health, based on Hewitt‘s latest survey of 500 U.S. companies.Hewitt’s poll found that 88% of employers are looking to invest for the longer-term (a 3-5 year time horizon) to improve employees’ health and productivity. This has dramatically grown from 63% last year.This is a matter of dollars-and-cents among […]
In FY 2007, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received only $6 billion in funding — a 5% drop from the previous year. At the same time, the Federal government cut $8 million from CDC’s funds for chronic disease prevention and health promotion. And in our post-Katrina, post-9/11 world, Congress and the […]
Six in ten U.S. physicians support a national health plan to achieve universal coverage. A 2002 poll among American doctors was updated in 2007 to determine how physicians’ feelings about national health insurance (NHI) may have changed in the 5 year period. In 2002, 49% favored a national plan. In 2007, 59% supported such a […]
Older Americans are healthier and more prosperous than previous generations. Furthermore, older people want to adopt technologies that will help them age well in their homes. Two new reports together provide a new look into aging in America. Older Americans 2008: Key Indicators of Well-Being is a wide-reaching data compendium which paints a current profile […]
Most Americans believe there are fair and reliable ways to gauge the quality of health care. 9 in 10 Americans are interested in their health plans having a website where you can rate doctors on issues like trust, communications, medical knowledge, availability and office environment – and participating on such social networks (THINK: The Health […]
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
- Don’t over-forecast mobile health in the short-run December 11, 2013
- A certain forecast: health consumers will be more cost-squeezed in 2014 for Rx and insurance December 11, 2013
- Data altruism: people more likely to share personal health data for the sake of others and to save money December 10, 2013
- Investing in technology that lowers health costs – the growing role of mobile December 9, 2013
- Marketing To Consumers: Carpe Diem – ConnectedHealth: […] one of the biggest challenges many healt...
- Random political image thread - Page 143 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS: […] Health Costs vs. The World: Is It Still ...
- Jane: Mark, yes - that was Judith Hibbard's work on pat...
- Mark: Jane: In a previous post, way long ago, you refere...