Voices for smarterbetter health care

Social Media in Health Care: The power of connection to create change

I’ve been working for a long time (30 years? God, I’m old) and in all my years of working in marketing, I’ve never come across something as unique as the social media communities in health care.
by Burt Rosen  |  March 5, 2018

Why Health Systems and Hospitals Should be Transparent to Earn Trust

Would you buy a new car and drive it off the lot without knowing the cost? Or purchase a house without comparing prices of other properties in the neighborhood? Silly questions, right?
by Craig Mullen  |  February 6, 2018

Let’s Kick the Hell Out of Health Care One More Time!

Registration now open for What’s the Fix? 2018 When we came up with the idea for What’s the Fix? in late 2016, ...
by Burt Rosen  |  February 1, 2018

Humanizing Health Care to Keep Us Healthy

There we were. A room full of health care professionals. The presenter asked a question revealing the hard truth of consumer satisfaction in health care today: Would you recommend your health plan to your friends? The quiet in the room highlighted why health care is one of the least trusted ...
by Jill Dornan  |  December 22, 2017

When It Comes to Health Care Shopping, What’s Your State in the Market for?

With millions of health plan members using our technology to search for providers and compare health care costs, we have no shortage of data. We love to look into how consumers are shopping for health care – and exactly what they are looking for – and sharing those insights.
by Anna Greene  |  December 19, 2017

What’s the Fix? Back in 2018 With New Partner Dell Medical School

Just about six months ago, we put on our first ever What’s the Fix? event to help the health care industry learn how to change by hearing from regular people. We hadn’t organized anything like it before and had no idea of what to expect.
by Burt Rosen  |  December 18, 2017

HealthSparq Rewards and Appointment Scheduling Honored Among World’s Best Health Resources

We are proud to announce that our Rewards and Appointment Scheduling solutions received a Silver Digital Health Award for Fall 2017!
by Karen Costello  |  December 14, 2017

Embrace the New: Utilizing Non-Traditional Methods to Drive Your Message

Reaching consumers about a new product is challenging. Reaching members to let them know about a new health care shopping feature is even tougher.
by Marisa O'Brien  |  November 29, 2017

Interrupted vs. Disrupted: Why a Flood of Targeted Solutions is the Real Key to Changing Health Care

Attending the recent fifth annual Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit has given me renewed energy and optimism about the future state of health care.
by Mark Menton  |  November 16, 2017