Hospitals are Becoming Financially Responsible for Things that Happen Outside the Hospital. Now What?

February 9, 2015

This post was written by Ryan Baum, Director here at Jump. You can find him on Twitter @RMBaum, or get in touch with him directly by commenting on this post. Last Monday, we were met with big news about a change in Medicaid reimbursement policy that’s going to change the way doctors and hospitals get paid.

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3 Strategies for Empowering Patients to Be More Like Consumers

November 18, 2014

This post was written by Joy Liu, Director of Strategy at Jump Associates. You can get in touch with her directly by commenting on this post. Trending healthcare discussions from the Affordable Care Act to digital health startups share a common mantra—that consumer health is the answer. However, as discussed during a conversation I facilitated

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Health Won’t Be Solved With an App

January 30, 2014

This post was written by Ibanga Umanah, Director & Health Insurance Practice Lead here at Jump. You can find him on Twitter @IbangaUmanah, or reach out to him by commenting directly on this post. When I grew up, the food pyramid was on the fridge, and my mother would track our portions for each meal.

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Health Insurers Just Got 35 Million New Customers. Will They Treat Them Like Wal-Mart, Target Or Apple?

December 21, 2012

Insurers have both a tremendous opportunity and a serious threat.

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Empathy in Healthcare’s a Waste, Unless It’s a Strategic Focus.

Building an organization that is truly wired to care requires a commitment by all.

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Three Imperatives to Transform Innovation in Pharma

Our health landscape has shifted from infectious diseases to complex lifetime conditions.

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Don’t Get Distracted By the Healthcare Debate

UnitedHealth Group is in the business of providing access to effective healthcare, not just insurance.

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Do You Know What Your Adoption Risk Is? Here’s How To Reduce It And Grow Your Business.

Whether you’re a corporation, a startup, or a VC firm, it’s vital that you create a strategy for adoption.

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A Positive Attitude With the Elderly Can Help Reduce Healthcare Costs

December 20, 2012

I was just reading this NY Times article about how elderly people’s health dramatically differs based on what stereotypes about the elderly are pervasive. If there are negative stereotypes, elderly folks will have lower cognitive function and physical health, and they will be less likely to seek preventative care. However, if positive stereotypes are pervasive,

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Price Sends a Message (Even in Healthcare), So Which One Are You Sending?

December 19, 2012

How you charge tells your customers what’s valuable.

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