In order to make the health improvement this country needs, health care professionals will need to start engaging larger populations. These demands tools that can collect and analyze incredibly large data sets. Companies in this session are making sense of health figures in the millions and making those health fights we once perceived as impossible to grasp, beatable.
Jim Hansen is an accomplished health industry executive with more than 20 years of experience in organizational leadership, strategy consulting, process improvement, system development, implementation, and operations for health care delivery, health plans, and employer purchasing. Before joining Lumeris, Jim led key national policy initiatives to support value-based purchasing/outcomes and health delivery system transformation in his role as Vice President at Dossia Consortium, an employer-sponsored entity. In his current role, Jim leads Health Policy for Lumeris and provides consulting services to clients. At Health 2.0 Jim focused on how Lumeris is helping decrease re-admissions through its care management application.
We talked with Jim Hansen, VP and Executive Director at Dossia, about the biggest challenges, trends and developments in health care technology at the Health 2.0 San Francisco 2011 Fall Conference.
Jim Hansen,Vice President & Executive Director, Dossia – Employers, Payers and the Great Health 2.0 Awakening
Dossia has one of the most ambitious data utility layer plays and platforms we’ve seen. Over a long career in consulting, HIEs, and now Dossia, Jim has been intimately involved with the IOM, ONC and other government research bodies, as well as the Patient 2.0 movement. In this video he shows us how Dossia integrates health data with devices and gaming to become a complete family health management platform, as well as discusses the future role of employers as aggregators of online health services. This demo was part of a panel at the 2011 Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco.
Employers and insurers have been the sleeping giants of health care. But now they are increasingly active in guiding people they cover in wellness programs and in collaborating on the infrastructure for new delivery models. How are they using Health 2.0 as part of their awakening? This panel was part of the 2011 Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco.