Health care is more personalized than ever before, and with that comes more choices and decision making opportunities for the consumer. Luckily, there are plenty of Health 2.0 tools to embrace that educate consumers and make health care decisions easier and more digestible.
Tara Montgomery, Director, Consumer Reports Health
Tara runs ConsumerReportsHealth.org—a paid-subscription site providing information and ratings to help consumers make better health decisions, including which hospitals Dartmouth thinks are best. Recently and controversially Consumer Reports was given sole access to performance data on 1,000 heart surgery teams by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Technology is creating a whole new ability for consumers to be picky about their healthcare providers. Here a collection of panelists showcase their products and companies that seek to create a better connection between patients and doctors from the start. Panelists include Eric Peacock (GM, Insider Pages), Alex Fair (CEO, FairCareMD), Corey Quinn, (Founder at MyTherapistMatch), Tara Montgomery (Director, Consumer Reports Health), and Phaedra S. Chrousos (President and Co-founder, HealthLeap)