Voices for Smarter, Better Healthcare

AHIP 2021 Patient Panel Takeaways: Building Trust and User Experience

Incorporating patient voices is critical for health plans as they work to build solutions that meet the unique needs of ...
by Kelly Tran  |  January 11, 2022

Price Transparency Patient Panel: What Health Plan Members Really Want

The goal with these events is to help health plan leaders understand the needs of their members on a more personal level. They can then take these perspectives into account as they work to address price transparency mandates and build member experiences that empower people to take more control of ...
by Anna Greene  |  March 24, 2021

The Power of Voices: Virtual Patient Panel to Highlight Experiences in Healthcare

We invite you to join us on Tuesday, August 11, as we host be a diverse group of patients to have a frank conversation about their experiences with health care – both past and current – with the goal of helping a wide variety of stakeholders understand the patient experience ...
by Anna Greene  |  August 3, 2020

HLTH 2019: Did Patients Get the Spotlight They Deserve?

Why, with 6,000 in attendance, weren’t people clamoring to hear from the people we serve? My assumption is that while it sounds really good for health care industry peeps to say they care about what patients think and do, there’s still a massive swath who, when it really comes down ...
by Heather Burton  |  November 7, 2019

SPM2018 Recap: Taking Action to Drive Change

A couple of weeks ago, HealthSparq sponsored and participated in the Society for Participatory Medicine’s 2nd Annual Conference: Democratizing Healthcare (#SPM2018). After all the work I’ve done with What’s the Fix? over the past few years, this conference is very close to my heart. There are amazing individuals and organizations ...
by Anna Greene  |  November 7, 2018

Consumers Speak: SDOH, Instability in Health Insurance and Humanizing Providers

Improving people’s health requires looking at more than just their medical history, how they eat and the exercise they get. Where people live, their income levels, education, race, environmental factors, access to health services and employment status are all factors in health and effectiveness of care. In fact, nearly 90 ...
by Heather Burton  |  September 20, 2018

Why HealthSparq Puts People First With What’s The Fix?

Why does HealthSparq care about and put on What’s the Fix? Because we believe listening to people is key to changing health care – and there isn’t enough of it.
by Burt Rosen  |  June 1, 2018

Social Media in Healthcare: 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

Let’s Kick the Hell Out of Healthcare 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