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January 9, 2017

Americans aren't gaining the full benefits of the technology revolution in healthcare. HealthMine surveys in 2016 uncovered that 46 percent of those who have access to digital health tools say they do not shift their health care decisions as a result of the data produced by the devices.

Read more at BenefitsPro.

January 5, 2017

Research with 2,500 consumers in 2016 uncovered that while plan sponsors may be collecting more health data than ever, consumers have too little insight into their health. For example, nearly half (46%) of Americans who use digital health tools say the data collected by these tools is not incorporated into their healthcare.

Read more at HIT Consultant.

January 4, 2017

Most consumers (58%) find a doctor by browsing through a list of in-network providers, rather than looking for a doctor whose specialties best meet their needs. The data comes from a new HealthMine report, and also shows that 90% of Americans believe their health could be better.

Read more at BenefitsPro.

December 19, 2016

A new HealthMine report found that 63 percent of consumers reported insurance coverage was their top issue for choosing a physician; patients choose physicians who are in their network while considering personal referrals, compatibility and technology less often.

November 14, 2016

Despite the growing adoption of fitness trackers by employers, It's not totally clear whether trackers in the workplace always lead to better health or lower costs. Concerns about employee privacy and ability to achieve realistic goals using fitness trackers still linger.

Read more at The Chicago Tribune.

November 8, 2016

Growing healthcare costs are making health decisions tougher than ever for consumers. A HealthMine survey of insured Americans found that 40 percent had experienced increased health care costs in the last year. Yet nearly half of those hadn’t done a thing to change the way they managed their health care.

Read more at BenefitsPro.