Tag Archives: Health Care Costs

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

What Merck Is Talkin’ About

Health care is slow to change. But the word “slow” is relative and means something different to each person depending on where he or she sits within the health care system. From the investors’ perspective, health information technology moves at … Continue reading

News & Updates

HIMSS Media launched an online community dedicated to chronicling new and innovative models of care that improve individual and community well-being, while reducing health care costs. The Future Care community website is supported by IBM and its Smarter Care initiative. … Continue reading

Joe Flower: Better and Cheaper Health Care.
For Everyone

Joe Flower is a health futurist and author of Healthcare Beyond Reform: Doing it Right for Half the Cost. He delivered the opening keynote at Health 2.0’s Annual Fall Conference in October. Flower says we’re witnessing health care begin to … Continue reading

A Tale of Two Keynotes: Futurist Joe Flower and Aetna’s Mark Bertolini

This year at Health 2.0’s Annual Conference, two speakers split stage time during the opening keynote. Joe Flower, a health futurist, and Mark Bertolini, CEO of health insurer Aetna, don’t have a whole lot in common professionally. But in their … Continue reading

Joe Flower: Health Care Futur(and Optim)ist

Health care Futurist Joe Flower will keynote the Health 2.0 Fall Conference next month. Joe is the author of the book Healthcare Beyond Reform: Doing It Right for Half the Cost and a blogger at his personal site Imagine What If. For … Continue reading