Tag Archives: News Analysis

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

The Myth of Health Care Consumerism

Last weekend I heard several great presentations at a meeting convened by Jeff Goldsmith, but one contained a point I hadn’t heard nailed down before. Kaveh Safavi MD JD, from Thomson Healthcare’s Center for Healthcare Improvement, detailed the results of … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Community Present and Vocal as Markle Foundation Policy Meeting Discusses “Consumer Access Practices for Networked Health Information” by David Kibbe

This meeting held by the Markle Foundation near San Diego  over two days  last week may turn out to be the most important health information and technology policy meeting of the past 5 years.  So I’ll try to choose my … Continue reading