By Dan Verel MedCity News
Wellness is all the rage these days, particularly from the investment and payer perspectives, but exactly how well received the catch-all concept is with consumers remains somewhat murky.
HealthMine, formerly SeeChange Health, as such recently sought to quantify consumer attitudes on wellness plans. The San Francisco-based health IT company found that while such plans can be effective in managing costs, only 35 percent of respondents said were in a wellness plan that included both lifestyle management and disease management tools.
While 70 percent of respondents said their wellness plan helped them manage health, just 38 percent said it helped them manage healthcare costs. In addition, 71... Read More