HealthSparq Blog

Back to School Shopping Hits Health Care

September 27, 2016

How does back to school shopping impact the health care industry? Read More…


How much can health care shopping save consumers in Utah?

August 23, 2016

What can health care shopping mean for Utah residents with access to HealthSparq’s shopping tools? It can mean eliminating $4.4 million of unnecessary health care spending. Read More…


Idaho could be saving big on health care costs

August 17, 2016

People in Idaho could be saving an average of $852 per person, per year on health care — just by shopping for it. Read More…


Oregon’s Health Care Shopportunities

August 10, 2016

We took a look at $1.1 billion spent by HealthSparq users in Oregon to understand what health care shopping could mean for them. Read More…


Building people-focused campaigns for people-focused products

July 26, 2016

Let’s face it – health care can seem cold and unfeeling. In fact, you may feel like you are going at it alone. When you call your health plan or doctor’s office, you might be greeted with an automated phone system or news that you have to pay for something you thought was covered. Read More…


The Four Health Care Shopping Personas

June 29, 2016

As you can probably tell by now, we’re obsessed with understanding our users. Why? Because it’s the best way for us to improve what we build based on what people actually need. Read More…


HealthSparq’s First Health Care Shopping Trends Report

June 21, 2016

Today we published our first ever Annual Health Care Shopping Trends Report, where we highlight learnings around why, how and where people are shopping for health care in America. Read More…


9 Tricks to Dominating Your Hackathon

June 15, 2016

Done right, a hackathon can produce a wave of new energy and ideas and the ripples will continue to be felt for months to come. There isn’t a single trick to getting it right, but with these tips, you can set the stage so that no matter how your team places, you can together consider it a win. Read More…


What Could Washingtonians be Saving on Health Care?

June 8, 2016

More and more people are learning that they can shop for health care. For approximately 1.1 million people in Washington state with access to our tools, we wanted to understand what health care shopping could mean to them. Read More…


A Product Manager’s Guide for Leading a Team

May 25, 2016

Ashwini Talasila and a team of our product managers sat down to create their top 10 tips for navigating tough negotiations and ensuring we stay focused on the end goal of a successful product launch. Read More…