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Four member experience technologies your health plan should be usingTechnology experts predict that more health plans will take advantage of consumer engagement technologies in 2017.
Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017
Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017Several changes and transitions will have a huge impact on health IT in 2017 and in future years.
Survey: Healthcare price transparency tools underutilizedManaged Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that tools to help consumers estimate the cost of healthcare may be underutilized. Here’s what UnitedHealthcare is doing about that.
Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?
Do physicians dismiss patients’ financial concerns?Patients need cost information to make the best treatment decisions. But physicians are coming up short.
Get your plan members to shop around for less-expensive careSome health plans are finding success with a new program that rewards patients for seeking out cheaper care.
Republicans face difficult post-election healthcare decisionsACA repeal/replace was a Congressional Republican cornerstone, so there will be lots of pressure to move quickly. But that may be easier said than done.
Online drug pricing tools that influence consumers
Online drug pricing tools that influence consumersConsumers are demanding transparency in the prices of drugs. Here’s how they are getting it.
What’s behind wide-scale hospital price variations?
What’s behind wide-scale hospital price variations?Report offers some clues regarding healthcare spending disparities
Healthcare quality, cost expert shares critical advice
Healthcare quality, cost expert shares critical adviceA discussion with Thomas H. Lee, MD, chief medical officer, Press Ganey
Three strategies for health execs navigating valueHealthcare organizations are looking for new ways to engage consumers, streamline information sharing and transparency and collaborate with other industry stakeholders. As a result, healthcare stakeholders need to focus on three key strategies.