Tag Archives: John Mattison

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

Medical Informatics Officer John Mattison on the Kaiser Roadmap

At Kaiser Permanente, it’s possible for an optometrist to help a patient detect her early stage breast cancer. In this video John Mattison, MD, chief medical informatics officer of Kaiser Permanente, Southern California, explains how. Mattison appeared this past spring at … Continue reading

Personalized Medicine Preview: Customized App Prescription

Tamoxifen effectively works to treat breast cancer in some patients, but it’s ineffective in others. We know this from genetic testing. Rewards effectively encourage behavior change in some people, but they don’t have any influence on others. We know this from … Continue reading