HealthSparq Blog

Meet Our Team: Scott Baldwin

April 15, 2016

In this post we meet Scott Baldwin, HealthSparq’s Senior Manager of Program & Product Lead for Platform Product Management. Read More…


Using Social Media to be a Better Health Care Consumer

April 7, 2016

Social media platforms, health plan, provider and vendor websites – along with other online and digital tools – can enable us to be ‘better health care consumers.’ In this post, I’ll share some information on potential benefits of social media platforms and how these platforms may assist you, as a current patient, potential consumer of health care services and/or as an advocate for others needing health care services, in improving your health care outcomes, making smart financial decisions and better understanding the health care services you select for yourself and your loved ones. Read More…


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…