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New Consumer Research Shows 1 in 4 Patients Concerned About Discrimination in Healthcare

August 3, 2021
In addition to shared traits, respondents reported a variety of characteristics important when researching providers or selecting a new provider, with quality of care at the top of the list, followed by education, ratings/reviews, specialization in age/condition, and treatment philosophy.

Friday Health Plans Partners With HealthSparq to Power New Digital Experience for Members

July 13, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. – July 13, 2021 – Friday Health Plans has selected HealthSparq’s guidance and transparency platform to provide online, ...

New Consumer Survey Reveals That 25% of Health Plan Members Have Avoided Care Due to Lack of Information About Costs

May 25, 2021
PORTLAND, Ore. – May 25, 2021 – HealthSparq today announced findings from a survey of more than 1,000 people exploring perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors around healthcare transparency efforts and the implications for health plans. The findings, published in the 2021 Annual Consumer Sentiment Benchmark, reveal an urgent need for price transparency and increasing consumer demand for healthcare guidance. Most people...

Geisinger Health Plan Makes Searching for a Provider Easier with Kyruus-HealthSparq Integration

May 19, 2021
Portland, OR and Boston, MA - May 19, 2021 – Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) has expanded its partnership with HealthSparq, a healthcare guidance and transparency technology company serving health plans, and its parent company, Kyruus, the leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, to make it easier for members to find the right care providers. GHP is...

Kyruus Completes Acquisition of HealthSparq, Paving Way for Seamless Cross-Channel Care Navigation

April 1, 2021
BOSTON, MA – April 1, 2021 – Kyruus, the leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for health systems, today announced the completion of its acquisition of HealthSparq, a trailblazing healthcare guidance and transparency technology company serving health plans. With the transaction finalized, the combined entity now serves 70 health systems and 100 health plan brands across the United States.

Kyruus and HealthSparq Come Together to Transform Care Navigation Through Novel Payer-Provider Collaboration

December 17, 2020
Kyruus Acquisition of HealthSparq from Cambia Health Solutions Provides Unparalleled Digital Access Platform to Connect People to the Right Care ...

True Health New Mexico Selects HealthSparq to Power Cost Transparency Program

December 15, 2020
True Health New Mexico has selected HealthSparq, a health care guidance and transparency technology company, to power the health plan’s new online member experience.

HealthSparq One® Earns NCQA Recertification

December 9, 2020
HealthSparq, a health care guidance and transparency technology company, has been awarded the NCQA Certification in Physician and Hospital Directories by the National Committee for Quality Assurance during the recent Health Information Product (HIP) Survey for HealthSparq One®

Improving Health Care With Patient Voices: #WTFix Hosts Virtual Panel Discussion August 11

July 17, 2020
HealthSparq, as part of its What’s the Fix? (#WTFix) initiative, which focuses on bringing patient voices to the forefront of health care, will host the first-ever #WTFix Virtual Patient Panel, giving health care industry professionals the chance to hear unfiltered opinions from a group of patients on a variety of topics.
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