Population Health

By Charles Coleman 06:07 am July 24, 2017
Don’t wait for your EHR vendors to bolt on pop health features when CMS already offers programs, tools, financial incentives and a roadmap for integrated, coordinated care.

Ninety-one  percent of people with chronic disease say they need help in managing their disease – not in the doctor’s office, but at home, between appointments.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 10:17 am July 21, 2017
Report offers advice on how to do it right – the way patients want.
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By LexisNexis 09:08 am June 19, 2017
If there’s one point a recent session at America’s Health Insurance Plans Institute & Expo 2017 brought home, it’s that if providers and payers are going to manage their members as a population, they need to start by knowing them individually.

"Under the AHCA, Medicaid is at risk of losing $880 billion in funding."

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 08:49 am May 09, 2017
The $8 billion allocations proposed with the AHCA would have to cover the 17.5 million people who could lose coverage with Medicaid cuts.

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:46 am February 27, 2017
Results of two polls published in the past week, from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Pew Research Center, demonstrate growing support for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
HIMSS17
By Sue Schade 09:00 am February 27, 2017
There could be as many different wrap-ups on HIMSS17 as there were people there – over 42,000. No one sees the same vendor exhibits, hears the same presenters, or talks to the same people. There are conferences within conferences. So, here’s just one wrap-up – mine
Phoenix Childrens CIO HIMSS17
By David Higginson 08:18 am February 10, 2017
Entrepreneurs and upstarts in the show floor nooks and crannies are a great place to find new ideas, insights and technologies that foretell coming trends. 

Sue Schade blogs about her eye-opening trip to Cuba, where she caught a glimpse of the healthcare system in action.

By Sue Schade 08:28 am November 30, 2016
Healthcare is free at all levels for all patients.

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is a health economist and advisor at THINK-Health, a health consultancy she founded in 1992.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 04:12 pm July 25, 2016
As patients learn to manage high-deductible plans and health savings accounts, convenience, accessibility and neighborhood connections are shaping patient's financial decisions.

Jane Sarasohn Kahn gauges the state of health In the U.S. today.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 03:27 pm July 25, 2016
Mortality rates have not improved, and obesity is on the rise, but there Is some good news.

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