For the 29th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about healthcare consumerism and if it’s Good for Business and Bad for Health? This was an appropriate topic coming out of the massive (ie. 170,000 people) CES conference in Las Vegas where they have an exhibit hall full of consumer focused digital health solutions.
Here’s a quick preview of the questions and topics we cover in this episode:
- What Did You See at CES 2020 That Impressed You?
- Are These Consumer Health Products Just Lipstick on a Pig of Do They Actually Solve a Problem?
- Where Are We Heading in Terms of Consumer-Like Conveniences in Healthcare?
- What Didn’t You See That You Wish You Had at CES 2020?
In this episode we give a shout out to a book by our friend Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, @healthythinker on Twitter, called HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen. Her book was on the special Gary’s book club list that is featured at CES. As a health economist, Jane has her touch on the pulse of healthcare consumerism, so check out her book to learn how health consumers are changing.
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