Carrot Health Blog

Managing and Predicting Risk: What Health Insurers Need to Know About Patient Data

It’s an exciting time to be working with data in health care. With advances in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain and digital health – along with marketing segmentation and personalization – it seems the industry is making advancements every...

Despite Formidable Resources, The Medicare Advantage “Big Five” Are Not Winning Everywhere

With 8.6 million Medicare Advantage enrollees, UnitedHealth, Humana, Aetna, Kaiser, and Anthem control 60% of the market, and they’re getting bigger: almost all the net enrollment gains in 2017 and 2018 went to the Big Five. In that timeframe, they...

Slow Roll

By Kurt Waltenbaugh Why is this so difficult? Caught up in our work at Carrot Health to identify community barriers to health (social, behavioral, economic, environmental disparities that lead to increased health risk), I recently expressed frustration with the slow...

Highlights from the Midwest Forum on Population Health

By Kurt Waltenbaugh The Illinois Public Health Institute, with support from sibling organizations in Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana (Hello, Minnesota? Iowa?), sponsored the first-ever gathering of population health leaders across the upper Midwest to bridge health & health care,...

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