The Health Decision Support Tools community showcases the latest news and innovative tools employers offer to their workforce population to educate and aid the employee to make better health care decisions and life choices.
Gone are the days where the only place one could learn about his/her disease or injury was within the four walls of the treating physician’s office. Social media will continue to be a powerful tool for the empowered consumer looking for information about their doctors and diseases.
Hosts Brent Macy, Managing Director with The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHC), and Ron Bachman, Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board, speak with Torben Nielsen, General Manager with HealthSparq. Torben speaks on how transparency drives increased consumerism and how this, in turn, can lead to cost reductions.
ConnectYourCare News: Dependable medical assistance is crucial for Americans, but many people could face higher-than-average medical bills if they need various health care procedures.
I empathize with people who don’t take an active role in their health care decisions. There are real barriers to any of us really getting engaged: limited information about price and quality, a perpetuated culture of “doctor knows best,” and a daunting and confusing set of rules about coverage. Who
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Change Healthcare Vice President, Strategy and Marketing, Clayton Nicholas will speak at a Midwest Business Group on Health event in Chicago, Ill. on May 22. The halfPday program, titled “Tackling Health Care Cost and Quality Transparency Challenges,” will explore how employers are using provider cost
ConnectedHealth, provider of a revolutionary health insurance exchange and decision-support platform for employers, health plans and consumers, is proud to announce and welcome David Shevock as its new Senior Vice President.
As the IHC Froum West kicked off last week, Monocle Health Data released its white paper examining the health care transparency revolution.
A white paper from Elsevier
A powerful combination of factors has converged on health care in ways that will influence how consumers choose and use medical services. Rising costs, information transparency, and information technology set today’s stage for consumer choice.