Tootling own horn: We’re featured in a new study

We love getting recognition. A new study, Help Yourself: The Rise of Online Heath Marketplaces, is a survey of several sites — including clearhealthcosts.com — that provide consumer health care information. Author Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, the well-known architect of Think-Health and the Health Populi blog, notes something that’s been on our radar for a long time: about […]

For Portland, a new medical model

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

A new entrant in the transparency marketplace is Sprig Health in Portland, Ore. Sprig’s Web site lets patients book appointments (a la ZocDoc) and also pay up front, at rates that are sometimes startlingly low to those of us who follow prices (and sometimes startlingly high). “Sprig Health offers discounted rates through a highly efficient […]