Voices for Smarter, Better Health Care

Six Principles for Creating Impactful Analytics Reporting

Accurate, engaging reporting is key to helping our clients understand how our tools are performing and which member engagement actions they implement have the most impact. Needless to say, a robust analytics reporting program is central to our business and successful client relationships.
by Bryan Holman  |  September 8, 2020

Bringing the Sparq to HealthSparq Product Summit

Each summer, we gather our health plan clients to discuss hot health care industry topics and collaborate on long-term product ...
by Jill Dornan  |  September 1, 2020

How Data Teams Can Succeed Through Failure With Data Prototyping

Developing data products often takes longer than anyone would like, the end result isn’t perfect, and the value of the data might be different than originally promised. I believe the root cause of these frustrations is due to one core problem: data product teams aren’t failing enough.
by Keith Lomurray  |  October 25, 2019

How Tufts Health Plan Encourages Members to Shop for Care

HealthSparq is proud to partner with Tufts Health Plan and help give their members meaningful, educational and beneficial experiences that help them take more control of their health care spending. If you’re interested in learning more, get in touch!
by Heather Burton  |  October 17, 2019

Improving Client Experience with Microservice Architecture

The speed of business continues to accelerate and technology is key to helping deliver more, faster. At HealthSparq, our technology utilizes a microservice architecture to enable the rapid, frequent and reliable delivery of our large, configurable health care applications for health plans, their groups and their members. At the end ...
by Leesa Hicks  |  August 20, 2019

Building Health Technology Infrastructure for Consumerism, Security and Interoperability

Today’s health consumers have high expectations about the interactions they have with plans, providers and third-party vendors. And, when it comes to health care, the areas of security, reliability, quality and compliance are paramount. HealthSparq is continuously investing in our applications and infrastructure to ensure the security and compliance of ...
by Mark Vo  |  July 23, 2019

Hack Open Enrollment for Better Engagement Throughout the Benefit Year

It’s almost that most exciting time of year. No, not the holidays. We’re nearing open enrollment—the magical time when tens of millions of employees and Medicare members shop around for their health insurance. It’s also the perfect opportunity to get your current members engaged in order to retain them. To ...
by Jill Dornan  |  July 17, 2019

Elected Officials Call for Transparency — But What About Consumers?

People want more control over their rising health care costs. Health plans, providers, employers and even the federal government are working to improve the situation for consumers, but there remains a large divide between where we are today and where we want to be.
by Leesa Hicks  |  June 4, 2019

Building an Accessible Culture Within HealthSparq One

Rethinking our application to make it available to users with special needs is a critical component of our UI redesign – and to HealthSparq’s mission of helping people make smarter health care choices.
by Lisa Nichols  |  May 16, 2019