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The Healthcare Village: Making Good Health More Convenient

Friday, April 17th, 2009

With 78 million baby boomers marching towards retirement, the U.S. population is older and less healthy as cases of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases increase, says Donna F. Jarmusz, Alter+Care Senior Vice President, in a recent interview for the Inspire blog.  These same consumers dislike inconvenient, institutional healthcare delivery systems, are demanding and have high expectations.  We have a drive-through mindset and enjoy everyday consumer experiences– buying a cup of coffee, drive-up banking, picking up dry cleaning.  We hardly think about them because they’re all convenient and accessible.
Consumers are looking for a similar consumer focus in their healthcare services.  They are also looking to healthcare providers for preventative health resources to achieve healthier lifestyles.

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