Four member experience technologies your health plan should be using February 23, 2017 By Donna Marbury Technology experts predict that more health plans will take advantage of consumer engagement technologies in 2017. Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017 February 06, 2017 By Aine Cryts Several changes and transitions will have a huge impact on health IT in 2017 and in future years. Survey: Healthcare price transparency tools underutilized February 02, 2017 By Tracey Walker Managed 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? February 01, 2017 By Aine Cryts 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 care December 29, 2016 By Judy Packer-Tursman Some health plans are finding success with a new program that rewards patients for seeking out cheaper care. Republicans face difficult post-election healthcare decisions November 11, 2016 By Tracey Walker ACA 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 October 26, 2016 By Mari Edlin Consumers are demanding transparency in the prices of drugs. Here’s how they are getting it. What’s behind wide-scale hospital price variations? June 02, 2016 By Mari Edlin Report offers some clues regarding healthcare spending disparities Healthcare quality, cost expert shares critical advice June 01, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate A discussion with Thomas H. Lee, MD, chief medical officer, Press Ganey Three strategies for health execs navigating value Healthcare 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.