The age of the quantified self, or the idea that more individual data will lead to better and less expensive healthcare, is continuing to emerge.
Eliza’s thought leaders weigh in on the latest developments from Eliza, our clients, and the healthcare industry at large.
In my role at Eliza, I'm focused on measuring the impact of interventions on member populations. Additionally, it is important for me to keep an eye on influencers of health care consumer experience as well as population health.
King vs. Burwell is certainly top of mind among colleagues and clients. A ruling from the Supreme Court is expected by end of June. Over 6 million U.S. citizens in 34 states are at risk of losing tax credits.
Elizabeth Holmes, who is the opening keynote at this week’s AHIP Institute, founded Theranos in 2003 with the mission to make actionable health information accessible to people everywhere at the time it matters, enabling early detection and intervention of disease, and empowering individuals with information to live the lives they want to live.
Among the Met Gala omelet gown memes are posts nudging me to think about what I would tell my 20 year old self and reminding me to pay attention to my health. It’s Women’s Health Week! And I am a #wellwoman.
A study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found many of the oldest seniors who are unlikely to benefit are screened for colorectal cancer, while many younger seniors are not tested. More than 39% of adults 65 to 75 years old with a life expectancy of at least 10 years had not had a recent colorectal cancer screening, while 51.1% of adults at least 75 years old and 50.9% with a life expectancy of less than 10 years reported being screened for the cancer.
Appropriate care settings. Emergency Department (ED) Utilization. Post-Hospital Discharge. Care Coordination. Community Paramedicine. Home Health. There has been a significant chatter over the past few months about how and where to care for people - in the most cost effective and appropriate healthcare setting.
1 in 5 (or 70 million) Americans now get their health coverage through Medicaid. I think it’s safe to say this is no longer the welfare program it once was. Medicaid is going mainstream.
Over the past few months, a lot of attention has been building around provider-owned health plans. Many questions are emerging – for example:
According to the Census Bureau there are roughly 55 million Hispanics living in the United States, representing approximately 17% of the U.S. total population, with a purchasing power of 1.5 trillion dollars. With healthcare reform driven by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more Hispanics are insured and many others have better coverage. Inevitably these numbers have caught the attention of healthcare companies and they are beginning to recognize the importance of engaging with Hispanic consumers.