Resources

White Papers

Do Incentives Work in Health Care?

HealthSparq commissioned M Health to see if and what incentives can influence behavior change in health care. Read More…


People Tested, Product Improved

We believe products should evolve based on what real consumers need and want. That’s why we created a robust user research program and talked to more than 100 people last year. Learn what they had to say. Read More…


Health Care 3.0: Get Ready for the Patient Empowerment Revolution

Learn what thought leaders from across the industry think the health care experience will be like in the next 3-5 years. Read More…


Creating Savvy Health Care Consumers

HealthSparq commissioned Blue Research, an independent research firm, to uncover what drives consumer behavior when it comes to the use of health care decision tools available on their insurer’s website. Read about what they learned. Read More…


2014 Research Report: How to Engage Your Members

Learn what health plan members want from their plan and how to encourage them to use their health care transparency tools. Read More…


2014 Research Report: Health Plans & Transparency

The Good, the Bad and the Opportunity. For the second year in a row, HealthSparq commissioned a benchmark study on the adoption of transparency tools by health plans nationwide. This study compares the results from 2013 to 2014. Read More…


The Case for Online Shopping for Health Care Services

As health care costs continue to rise, consumers who face increasing out-of-pocket costs are highly motivated to find ways to better manage their health care spend. Read More…


Health Care Reform and Transparency

U.S. HEALTH CARE REFORM: The Call for Greater Cost and Quality Transparency details how health care reform relates to the need for increased transparency within the industry as a way to bring down costs and meet consumer demand. Read More…


2013 Research Report: Health Insurance Plans and Transparency

HealthSparq commissioned a first-of-its-kind benchmark study on the health care transparency sentiment of plans, as reported by health plan executives nationwide. The research was conducted by a third party research firm, The Cicero Group. Read More…