Roger Holstein, the chief executive of Healthgrades, a Web site that rates and provides information on physicians, dentists and hospitals, advises consumers, (and by implication, providers) about using technology in the brave new world of health technology.
He tells The St. Louis Post Dispatch that says consumers can ensure better health outcomes by applying the same research to their medical providers as for life’s other decisions.
How to connect people to the right physicians
How to educate patients about their physicians and the health system as a whole.
The role of transparency and data in healthcare.
The future of buying health insurance.
Dealing with the narrowing of provider networks.