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Phoebe is Cyndy's dog and the icon of carrot-lovers: training and behavior change is best done with rewards

The value of our work helps define who we are, regardless of outside endorsements An indie band was asked to More

MCOL: Nayer Discusses Challenges in Value-Based Purchasing

Thought Leaders from MCOL

Thought leaders at MCOL were asked about the success of value-based purchasing as described by CMS The greatest challenge in More

HIX Thought Leaders Reflect on 2015 Open Enrollment

Health Insurance Marketplace News interviews Cyndy Nayer

Reflections on the recent enrollment period and the success of sign ups Recently, Health Insurance Exchange News HIX asked several More

ONC Calls for EHR Interoperability by 2017

finding value in the maze of data

It’s feeling like a new energy and focus on outcomes has finally permeated the US ONC unveiled new plans for More

Obesity and Addiction: Dopamine Derails Success

The new findings in Neuroscience tell us that addiction is a dopamine receptor that is out of control, giving new light to obesity and chronic care management issues as well

Important facts emerging on rewards, engagement and outcomes are included in this SlideShare I’ve just finished watching a TED talk More

HHS Sets Goals: 30% of Medicare in ACOs by 2016

Quality delivers value and cost effective care

Moving more patients into value-based care and quality-proven payment strategies is imperative In a just-released move, HHS has accelerated the More

2015: The Triple A of Engagement

Engage in Health activates in 2015

Posted on The Health Care Blog, it’s the year that people take control of their own health Since 2002, and More

Update on HepC Drugs: Aetna, Humana and more…

#Sovaldi HepC drug from Gilead

Contract Negotiations Drive Down the Price on Sovaldi and More Aetna announced that it has put Gilead’s drugs Sovaldi and More

Open Data and All Payers’ Databases

health-wealth data and performance

Claims data is not a big enough view of behavior or engagement This is an important post because so many More

Neil deGrasse Tyson Answered ‘The Meaning Of Life’

Sometimes something amazing comes out, like this response from Neil deGrasse Tyson, who answered a six year old boy’s question: More