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.
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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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