Author Archives: Tabitha Hapeman

US Healthcare Spending: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

The topic of US Healthcare Spending has been a hot button issue for decades. Spending continues to grow, outpacing general economic growth. Are we asking the right questions about the reasons for the increase in spending? Are these higher costs actually undesirable when US healthcare consumer values are taken into consideration?

The Sandwich Generation: Taking Care of Children and Parents

I recently read a great blog post by a nurse and patient advocate Anne Llewellyn in which she described her experience as a patient trying to mitigate potential surprise billing. Even those of us within the healthcare field can struggle to determine how much something will cost and how to shop for providers within the […]