U.S. hospital finances are so stretched in the current recession, infection prevention efforts have begun to be curtailed. 32% of health facilities say that reductions in staffing and infection prevention (IP) departments have reduced their capacity to deal with IP in their institutions. The Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology (APIC) […]
Like the Grateful Dead and global warming, health information is everywhere. The proliferating platforms, online and mobile, and the multiplying volume of content and opinions, drive the very social life of health information. Susannah Fox’s latest research on behalf of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, in collaboration with the California HealthCare Foundation, illustrates […]
Peter Orszag, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, believes that health costs are the #1 driver of America’s long-term deficit. The inexorable increase of health costs are plaguing the Federal budget, Governors’ state budgets, employers’ bottom-lines and ability to compete globally, and household budgets. Things are looking up for next year when […]
Health risks are part of our daily lives. The World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2002 Annual Report focused on Reducing Risks, Promoting Health Lives. According to WHO, risk is defined as a probability of an adverse health outcome, or a factor that raises this probability. The probability is that more people will die in car accidents […]
Most health citizens search on illness, but Microsoft finds people are open to tech-enabled health coaching
Health engagement helps to bolster health citizens’ positive health outcomes. Microsoft has released the 2009 Health Engagement Survey, focusing on health plan enrollees’ online behaviors and perceptions of the U.S. health system. Microsoft found that 1 in 2 Americans view the U.S. health system as ‘fragmented,’ which creates challenges in helping people manage their 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.
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
- Health Consumers Look For Cost and Convenience February 10, 2016
- Rural Hospitals in America – Health Disparities, Hospital Disparities February 9, 2016
- Improving the Patient Experience in Legacy Health Systems – My Start-Up Health Interview February 5, 2016
- Building Health Bridges — Health:Further Goes Beyond the Disruptive February 4, 2016
- Improving the Patient Experience in Legacy Health Systems - My Start-Up Health Interview - Health Populi: […] Here’s the video…which cover...
- Baby Tech Summit - The Consumer Health Electronics Show – Putting People At the Center: […] As we concluded our panel on The Wizards...
- Welcome to the Era of Personal Health IT - a #HIMSS16 Preview - Health Populi: […] People In Consumer-Directed Health Plans...
- Welcome to the Era of Personal Health IT - a #HIMSS16 Preview - Health Populi: […] More Consumers Expect a Connected Health...