Post Tagged with: "HEALTH ECONOMICS"

As health cost increases moderate, consumers will pay more: will they seek less expensive care?

As health cost increases moderate, consumers will pay more: will they seek less expensive care?

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June 30, 2013

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Health care & health policy:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/18/2013 While there is big uncertainty about how health reform will roll out in 2014, and… Read More ›

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As Account-Based Health Plans Grow, Will Americans Save More in Health Accounts?

As Account-Based Health Plans Grow, Will Americans Save More in Health Accounts?

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June 29, 2013

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By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/17/2013 The only type of health plan whose membership grew in 2012 was the consumer-directed health… Read More ›

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Consumer-directed health isn’t always so healthy

Consumer-directed health isn’t always so healthy

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June 11, 2013

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Health care & health policy:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 06/10/13 Giving health consumers more skin in the game doesn’t always lead to them making sound… Read More ›

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Medical Technology and Kubler-Ross’ Five Stages of Grief

Medical Technology and Kubler-Ross’ Five Stages of Grief

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May 14, 2013

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Entrepreneurs, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Payment, People in healthcare, Technology in healthcare:

By Lisa Suennen First Posted at Venture Valkyrie on 5/13/2013 Last year when I left the IBF MedTech Investing conference in Minneapolis all I could think about… Read More ›

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Food = Health for employers, hospitals, health plans and consumers

Food = Health for employers, hospitals, health plans and consumers

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April 19, 2013

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Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Food and nutrition, Health care & health policy, Innovation/innovative companies, POLICY:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 4/18/2013 Food is inextricably bound up with health whether we are well or not. Several key… Read More ›

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Required reading: TIME Magazine’s Bitter Pill Cover Story

Required reading: TIME Magazine’s Bitter Pill Cover Story

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February 28, 2013

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by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/21/2013 Today’s Health Populi is devoted to Steven Brill and his colleagues at TIME magazine whose special report, Bitter Pill:… Read More ›

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Health consumers don’t understand overtreatment, and their role in driving health costs

Health consumers don’t understand overtreatment, and their role in driving health costs

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February 26, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Patient experience, Payment, Social Media:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/20/2013 Overuse of health care is defined as the delivery of health care services for which the… Read More ›

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Health cost transparency on the W-2: sticker shock at the point-of-paystub

Health cost transparency on the W-2: sticker shock at the point-of-paystub

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February 20, 2013

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by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/11/2013 If you receive health insurance benefits from your employer, you’ll see a new line item on… Read More ›

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Americans are first in un-health: the US health disadvantage

Americans are first in un-health: the US health disadvantage

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February 12, 2013

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Food and nutrition, Health care & health policy, Obesity & weight loss:

by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/07/2013 In the U.S., we’ll be the #1 oil producer by 2020. We’re the largest national economy in… Read More ›

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The more engaged a patient is, the lower their costs

The more engaged a patient is, the lower their costs

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February 10, 2013

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by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First posted on Health Populi on 02/05/2013 There are many ways to measure and express “patient engagement.” One such metric is “patient activation,”… Read More ›

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