Tag Archives: consumers

Seeking Comfort and Safety for Being Well: Consumers Turn to Virtual Health Modes

“We’re not getting back to business as usual any time soon,” Sage Growth Partners and Blackbook Research introduce their latest report on the COVID-19 pandemic, As the Country Reopens Safety Concerns Rise. One of the areas that won’t be getting “back to business” soon will be patients’ visits to doctors’ offices, hospitals, and urgent care… Read More »

Consumers Focus on Basic Needs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is Self-Care a New Normal?

Personal health, food and medicine, safety and financial security are consumers’ top priorities as of April 2020, learned in consumer research analyzed in How COVID-19 will permanently change consumer behavior from Accenture. Both health and economic concerns plague consumers around the world as people “strive to adapt to a new normal,” Accenture reports. “Fear is… Read More »

Diet Doc Stresses to Consumers the Importance of Keeping Weight Gain to a Minimum Amid COVID-19 – Yahoo Finance

Jackson, TN, April 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — America is going week three of its unprecedented lockdown due to COVID-19 fears. Both local and national governments as well as federal agencies have pretty much ordered the shutdowns of all non-essential businesses to prevent the spread of the virus. While we’re keeping ourselves isolated due to… Read More »

New nutrition facts labels are big win for consumers, public health and bipartisanship | TheHill – The Hill

Do you know what you are eating? If you’ve looked at the back of a food package recently, you may have noticed that the Nutrition Facts label looks different. Calories are bigger and bolder. The serving size is more visible and more accurately reflects the amount people eat. There is also a new line for added sugars, along… Read More »

A community of care: Planstin aims to simplify health care delivery, improve services and save NH consumers money – Manchester Ink Link

Health care cost outlays by insured Americans represents almost one-fifth of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), amounting to almost $ 11,000 for every person in the U.S.  Beyond the cost, there is an often-confusing array of paperwork relating to co-pays, deductibles and other elements of the system.   With such a sizable investment in our… Read More »

Provider, payer systems lag consumers’ desire for digital payments

As consumers take on more responsibility for their healthcare bills and expect on-demand services from mobile devices, providers and payers need to up their game. Consumer experience with healthcare organizations will extend to how they pay for services and the ease with which they handle growing financial responsibilities with a variety of healthcare organizations, according… Read More »