Insured workers in the U.S. are cost-sensitive to health care. The recession has been negatively impacting workers’ health: physically, emotionally, financially. However, there may be a silver lining here: that workers are making health improvement a greater priority than they did in 2008. The National Business Group on Health’s report on The Recession’s Toll on […]
Thinking healthy isn’t the same as acting healthy. The gap between what lifestyle behaviors people perceive build health, versus what actually contributes to health, can lead to less than optimal health outcomes. Based on Yankelovich’s 2009 Health & Wellness Segmentation Study, only one-half of people believe that taking medicines as prescribed is “very important” to […]
Ten years later, a million lives lost, billions of dollars wasted, is the tag line of a report looking back at the decade since IOM‘s seminal report, To Err is Human, was published in November 1999. Consumers Union has asked, what progress has been made since IOM calculated that 98,000 lives are lost each year […]
The road to universal coverage will be paved more slowly as the Obama administration comes to terms with the impact of the recession on the general economy, the national deficit, and RealHealthPolitik. An interview with Peter Orszag in this morning’s Financial Times (London’s daily business newspaper) featured a sentence that gave me a double take; […]
1 in 2 family physicians is seeing fewer patients since the recession began in January 2008. At the same time, 3 in 4 physicians have seen an increase in the number of uninsured patients. Patients who are covered by employer-sponsored insurance and private health plans are in short supply. Welcome to the new health economics […]
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
- 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
- Welcome to the Era of Personal Health IT – a #HIMSS16 Preview February 3, 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...