healthcare

Doctors, Insurers and Trust

  Via InsuranceThoughtLeadership.com, I ran across an interesting article on “Why Doctors Don’t Trust Insurers”. According to a (U.S.) survey by ReviveHealth Payor Trust Index, no insurer scored higher than 60 points out of 100 [1], with the average being 58. What are the reasons for this low trust? According to the study, the main […]

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Random Thoughts: Some Updates

Today some topics we have written about before where something new and/or interesting came up. Here goes. On health insurance vs. nutrition advice: I finally got around to reading the study by Credit Suisse Research Institute: “Fat, the new health paradigm”. Although there isn’t much in there that I didn’t already know, it is still […]

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Random Thoughts: Health Insurance vs. Nutrition Advice

This is going to be a bit of a ramble, today, sorry: since I broke another personal weight marker last week (in the right direction, of course), it got me musing on healthcare in general and health insurance in particular.[1] I.e. very personal PoV, today. Despite huge gains in life expectancy and reduced mortality due […]

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How to wear insurance

If you come to insights-on-business.com regularly, you will have seen Mark’s great 2015 kickoff post. He identifies three “big wave trends”: customer engagement, new connections and customer value partnerships – all three requiring shifts in thinking and strategy. They might well not only be differentiators, but trends where slow movers (or non-movers) get left behind. […]

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Watson brings the goods to insurance. Health insurance first…What’s next?

When comparing industry verticals on their IT maturity,  insurance and healthcare are still on the conservative end of the spectrum. As an example from one source, Ventana Research analysis concludes that only 12 percent of all insurance organizations attain the highest innovative level of maturity in their use of analytics. Or look at investment levels […]

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