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Who is the Healthcare Consumer?

Hospitals are discovering it’s not enough to deliver quality care to remain competitive. Today’s knowledgeable healthcare consumers, especially younger patients, consider brand reputation and patient experience before their physician referral. Hospitals need to communicate their competitive position and deliver the expected patient experience to connect with younger generations.

This is a new expectation for healthcare marketers, but for the majority of retail brands it has always been this way. More and more, patients are shopping around for care, the same way they do for other consumer services. Patients are actively researching their clinical…

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 Who is the Healthcare Consumer?

Hospitals are discovering that it’s not enough to deliver excellent quality care to remain competitive. Today’s knowledgeable healthcare consumers, especially younger patients, consider brand reputation and patient care experience before their physician referral.

3 Disruptive Solutions For U.S. Healthcare: CareMore, Forward, Health City

American healthcare needs a hero. Among other wealthy countries, it ranks dead last in clinical outcomes yet costs more than $3 trillion a year. By comparison, Europe spends $1.8 trillion annually on healthcare for a population nearly twice the size.

Health Affairs

Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal was founded in 1981 under the aegis of Project HOPE, a nonprofit international health education organization. Health Affairs explores health policy issues of current concern in domestic and international spheres.

Piper Report

Kip Piper's blog on Medicare, Medicaid, health reform, and more.

Advisory Board

We aren’t just a global research, technology, and consulting firm. We are a performance improvement partner for 165,000+ leaders in 4,100+ organizations across health care and higher education.

Becker's Hospital Review

Becker's Healthcare is the leading source of cutting-edge business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders.


Information has proliferated, jobs have become more competitive and time consuming, so executives have sought ways to make their lives easier. CEOExpress Company LLC addresses the growing demands on professionals and their firms for tools to help them save time and work more productively.

Fierce Healthcare

Every business day, FierceHealthcare briefs hospital administrators and healthcare executives on the latest healthcare industry trends and developments.

Health 2.0

News for and about the Health 2.0 Community.

Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review

A Health Care Reform Blog——Bob Laszewski's review of the latest developments in federal health policy, health care reform, and marketplace activities in the health care financing business.

Health Facilities Management

Health Facilities Management, a publication of the American Hospital Association, is the most trusted and credible publication in its field. HFM provides the most comprehensive coverage of the unique challenges facing health facility design/architecture, construction and operations communities.

Healthcare Economist

Unbiased analysis of today's healthcare issues.

Healthcare Finance

Healthcare Finance is the leading news source for developments in the healthcare finance industry. Through its highly integrated platform, its team of award-winning editors deliver breaking news, in-depth reporting, analysis and best practices around compelling topics such as capital investments, reimbursements, quality and safety, physician relations, billing collections a data integrity and how they affect both providers and payers alike.

Healthcare Innovation

Healthcare Innovation is a CIO-level publication specializing in issues of system selection, project management, enterprise integration, change management and budgeting.

Healthcare IT News

Healthcare IT News ( is the industry's leading news source, providing healthcare IT and other executives the information they need to implement and harness technology as a means to enhance patient care.


I started writing HIStalk in 2003 simply to collect my thoughts about what was going on in the industry, which was important to my IT job. Readership grew slowly, which surprises me to this day, and I had no sponsors. While I can’t afford to make HIStalk a full-time job, it provides me with much of my personal satisfaction, so I contribute a lot of time and energy toward making it as interesting and useful as I can.

Hospital News

Hospital News is Canada's health care newspaper since 1987. Hospital News covers developments and issues that affect all health care professionals, administrators, patients, visitors and students. Hospital News is published monthly and is made available in distribution racks placed in high traffic areas in hospitals and related institutions across the country.

MedCity News is one of the fastest-growing sites in healthcare and life sciences. It is the leading destination covering the business of healthcare and life science innovation for decision makers in the healthcare industry.

Modern Healthcare

Modern Healthcare is the industry’s most trusted, credible and relied-upon news source. Modern Healthcare examines the most pressing healthcare issues and provides executives with the information they need to make the most informed business decisions and lead their organizations to success. It’s for this reason Modern Healthcare is deemed a “must-read publication” by the who’s who in healthcare.


PolicyMedical is a global leader in policy-management solutions for healthcare facilities. With advanced document-management software, PolicyMedical enables its clients to manage their policies and procedures, improve governance, risk and compliance, and reach their accreditation goals.

The Health Care Blog

Everything you always wanted to know about the Health Care system. But were afraid to ask. The Health Care Blog (THCB) has acquired a reputation as one of the most respected independent voices in the healthcare industry.

The Health Care Manager

The Health Care Manager (HCM), provides practical, applied management information for managers in institutional health care settings. It is a quarterly journal, horizontally integrated and cutting across all functional lines, written for every person who manages the work of others in any health care setting.

ACO Watch

This blog follows Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and their derivative ‘accountable care collaborations’, tracking their incidence and prevalence, to coin an epidemiology metaphor, while educating and informing both consumers and professionals.

American Journal of Managed Care

The American Journal of Managed Care is an independent, peer-reviewed publication dedicated to disseminating clinical information to managed care physicians, clinical decision makers, and other healthcare professionals. Its aim is to stimulate scientific communication in the ever-evolving field of managed care.

Bill of Health

Bill of Health was launched in September 2012 by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, but our bloggers come from all over the place. Our goal is to provide a one-stop shop for readers interested in news, commentary, and scholarship in the fields of health law policy, biotechnology, and bioethics.

Covering Health

Covering Health is a blog maintained by the Association of Health Care Journalists. It is intended to help keep journalists who report on health and health care issues informed about the latest news in the field, aware of noteworthy stories and reports, and able to connect with colleagues.


Launched in the UK in August 2000, DeskDemon is continually developed in close collaboration with PAs, Office Managers, secretaries and administrative staff, along with the UK's professional secretarial associations, to offer you a single web site encompassing all aspects of office management.

Eye on FDA

What Will I Find on This Blog? First off, you will find resources — convenient links to the FDA website so that you don’t have to go digging through that huge space to find what you are looking for. You can find here. Second, you will get my views on the latest trends I perceive how I believe that regulatory or legislative action might impact the market place, and what kinds of communications are helpful or harmful to the best interests of bringing new drugs to the marketplace.

First Report Managed Care

First Report®Managed Care ( is a managed markets print and online brand that circulates to more than 21,000 health plan CEOs, hospital formulary committee members, HMO pharmacists, health plan medical directors and pharmacy directors, large employer decision-makers, and state prison facility managers

Social media's leading physician voice.

Managed Care

In-depth reports, original research, news, Q&As with nationally respected health care leaders, and expert commentary on the latest developments in medicine, pharmacy, and biotechnology in relation to managed care. MANAGED CARE delivers high-interest full-length articles and shorter features on clinical and business aspects of the industry.

Managed Care Matters

Joseph Paduda's weblog on managed care for group health, workers compensation & auto insurance, covering health care cost containment, health policy, health research, and medical news for insurers, employers, and healthcare providers.


Medgadget is an independent publication edited and published by a group of MDs and biomed engineers.

Medical Connectivity

This site,, is intended for use by health care providers and individuals and companies involved in the design, manufacturer, sales and support of medical devices and related health care software applications.

Medical Economics

Medical Economics is the best read primary care publication because it helps physicians stay in practice so they CAN practice. Medical Economics provides the critical education that doctors don’t get in medical school, focusing on the critical aspects of the Business of Health, Policy, Finances, Operations and Technology.

Outpatient Surgery

Outpatient Surgery Magazine serves as a meetingplace and a marketplace for decisionmakers in facilities where ambulatory surgery is done. The magazine facilitates the exchange of ideas, advice, experiences and information between surgical facility management team members. It also delivers relevant info and advice from experts, professional advisors, industry, and others.

Pharmaceutical Business Review

The Business Review websites are your number one stop for all the latest news, comment and industry information.

Pharmaceutical Executive, a digital magazine offering news and opinions, analysis, features and executive profiles.


Supreme Court of the United States blog.


TEDMED is a multi-disciplinary community of innovators and leaders who share a common determination to create a better future in health and medicine. Today’s challenges in health and medicine are rooted in a complex web of poorly understood interdependencies among social, commercial, economic, regulatory, cultural and medical issues.

The Commonwealth Fund

The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.

The Hospitalist

The Hospitalist features a range of compelling articles each month. Among them: -Practical, evidence-based clinical reviews of areas most important to hospitalists -Quality improvement initiatives and developments -Updates in academic hospital medicine...

Today's Hospitalist

Today's Hospitalist is a monthly magazine that reports on practice management issues, quality improvement initiatives, and clinical updates for the growing field of hospital medicine.

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