HealthSparq Blog

Get to Know Our Team: Matthew, Melanie & Jorge

April 1, 2016

Who slept in their Olaf costume last night? Get to know HealthSparq’s Matthew Anthes-Washburn (Product Manager, Engagement), Melanie Ying (Director of Marketing) and Jorge Zelaya (Director of Tech Operations) to find out! Read More…


The Return of Vas-Madness

March 29, 2016

It’s that time of year when basketball takes over and many are planning their lineup of excuses to watch as much college basketball as possible – some men even going as far as scheduling their vasectomies to coincide with March Madness in a trend dubbed “Vas-Madness.” Read More…


Get to Know Our Team: Connie, Northon & Srihari

March 21, 2016

Meet HealthSparq staffers Connie Ng (UX/UI Associate), Northon Rodriguez (Director of Engineering for Product Development) and Srihari Muthyala (Engineering Manager). Read More…


Unlocking the creativity in your team

March 17, 2016

Unlocking your team’s creativity is not a mystical, unreachable ideal, and it is essential for an organization to thrive. All of us have a tremendous potential to create, so why don’t we see more creativity at every level of an organization? What can we do to unleash that potential? Read More…


Get to Know Our Team: Alison, Damien & Rachel

March 11, 2016

Learn more about HealthSparq’s Alison Greco (Head of User Research), Damien Macielinski (Software Quality Assurance Engineering Manager) and Rachel Borgeson (Delivery Manager). Read More…


Health Care Has Too Much Transparency

March 8, 2016

As we’ve said before… health care is messy. Unfortunately, this messiness often gets in the way of real innovation in an industry chronically distracted by relieving symptoms instead of treating the disease. Read More…


Get to Know Our Team: Jesse, Ashwini & Tyler

March 4, 2016

Get to know HealthSparq insiders Jesse Southworth (Director of Strategic Initiatives), Ashwini Talasila (Product Manager, Provider Profiles) and Tyler Cox (Consumer Analytics Lead). Read More…


Reflections on HealthSparq’s 2016 Client Summit

March 2, 2016

Last week was HealthSparq’s third annual client summit. Our theme was HealthCare 3.0 and how it will be driven by consumers. We invited experts to challenge us, presented where HealthSparq is headed as a company and facilitated networking among all of the health plans we invited to attend. It was a very valuable few days for us as a company, and we hope, for our clients as well. Read More…


Sneak Peak: Initial Takeaways from Our Annual Customer Summit

February 25, 2016

Once a year, HealthSparq brings together a group of our clients to discuss where we are as a business and where we’ll be heading in the year ahead. We didn’t stop there; this week we took over New Orleans to not only discuss our business at the annual HealthSparq Customer Summit, but also the future of the health care industry and consumer engagement more broadly. Read More…


Using Social Media, Websites & Online Tools to Be a Better Healthcare Consumer

February 17, 2016

More than ever before, people must take an increasingly active role in their healthcare decision making; for themselves, their family and the others they care for. Thankfully, as digital platforms become more and more integrated into our everyday lives and as we all become more tech savvy, we’re able to use social media, online tools and provider-generated content to enjoy better, cheaper healthcare encounters. Read More…