Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 10:06 am October 10, 2017
Most physician practices and hospitals in the U.S. have installed electronic health records. In a classic Field of Dreams scenario, we have made patients’ medical records digital, but people aren’t asking for them or accessing them en masse.

Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn celebrates 10 years of healthcare blogging with a look at critical markers.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 10:13 am September 25, 2017
A look back to the key themes the Health Populi blog has covered since 2007.
Women's access to healthcare improved with Obamacare

Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 05:07 pm September 08, 2017
The number of uninsured women in the U.S. fell by nearly a half, from 19 million in 2010 to 11 million in 2016.

Healthcare economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:07 am August 22, 2017
Most affected are poor people with no insurance.

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.
By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 12:57 pm July 11, 2017
Between 2014 and 2015, death rates increased for eight of the 10 leading causes; only death rates caused by cancer fell, and mortality rates for influenza and pneumonia stayed flat.

Acquistions of AI startups are rapidly increasing while the health AI market is set to register an explosive CAGR of 40 percent through 2021.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 11:18 am June 27, 2017
AI can help drive the Triple Aim in healthcare, reducing cost, improving quality and expanding access, according to a new report from Accenture.
Republican healthcare bill

More than 33 percent of Americans, across all political parties, support a single-payer health plan for the U.S., up 5 percentage points since January 2017.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 10:42 am June 27, 2017
57 percent of Republicans support the idea of government-sponsored Medicare and Medicaid.
healthcare costs

Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 06:59 am June 13, 2017
A survey found 56 percent worry about health coverage, leaving the question, what would you do if you don't have affordable health insurance?
AHCA healthcare promises from Trump

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 04:35 pm June 08, 2017
Will the president keep his healthcare pledges made on the campaign trail?

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