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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 day with how we use patient data. These innovative tactics have the potential to improve…

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

Mid-sized health plans can use Carrot MarketView to leverage data and analytics to identify and act upon unique and dynamic opportunities to beat the Big Five in their local markets.

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 pace of change – the same frustration I hear from many in the health industry.…

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, including health system leaders, community organizations, government, industry, and other stakeholders. John Lumpkin from Robert…

Dear Dr. Carrot: I’m Happily Married, But Diabetic. Could Divorce Help?

By Dr. Won Chung, MD As wild as it sounds, here is some very simple relationship advice for people with diabetes: Men, stay married. Women, get divorced. As the Chief Medical Officer at Carrot Health, I don’t usually advise people on their relationships. But our team has unearthed some fascinating social findings as we began…