A More Informed Healthcare Consumer
As seniors, we are both patients and consumers of health-related products and services. As patients, we require care for acute and chronic health conditions. As consumers, we make decisions regarding selections of health insurance, providers, wellness issues and resource utilization, whether we “pay” for it or not. How can we be more effective patients and consumers? What is the impact of social media outcomes? We will discuss effective information sources to help navigate these challenges.
Michael Silver, PhD, is a former faculty member at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He spent 20 years developing new diagnostic technologies and 18 years as an international healthcare strategy consultant for health systems, government agencies, diagnostic, ... read more