Tag Archives: Healthcare

How to address disparities in access to healthcare information

Addressing disparities in access to health information is a challenge given the diverse sources of information and users’ trust in and preference for one source over another. Not an issue to be taken lightly, an individual’s ability to access credible health information directly impacts decision-making and health outcomes. Therefore, patient engagement is an important subject… Read More »

With Trump on board, Congress is in position to actually pass major healthcare legislation

Senators see a opening for legislation to eliminate unexpected massive medical bills after President Trump enthusiastically endorsed the idea this week, raising the possibility of bipartisan work on a topic marked in recent years by bitter divisiveness. Key senators indicated on Thursday that they hope to work in the coming months across party lines and… Read More »

Why Healthcare Price 'Transparency' Is A Myth, And What Consumers Can Do About It – Forbes

In April 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS – Medicare) issued a draft rule intended, generally, to nudge health systems toward several initiatives. These included improving the use of electronic health records and IT interoperability, providing greater price transparency of services, and empowering physicians to spend more time with their patients. This… Read More »