In the current pandemic situation, as health system resources are further constrained, the value of a mobile health app may be heightened further, especially for patients for whom telehealth may be the most viable option.
This post discusses findings from an experiment to improve Social Security literacy and decision-making amongst American adults. Rather than provide new information, researchers intervened by simply renaming a few critical terms in existing information about Social Security retirement benefits.
Healthcare policymakers need to understand not only the value of a new technology but how much it will cost the health system. A new framework provides clearer guidance for assessing the quality of budget impact analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis.