“The greatest untapped resource in health care is the consumer.” These words from Vern Wilson, past Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, became Don Kemper’s inspiration for founding Healthwise. And he has put this vision into action in everything Healthwise does. Read more about how Don—and Healthwise—are working to help people make better health care decisions.
6/04/2012, Don Kemper, MPH, Founder and CEO
Can Plain Language Save Health Care? Healthwise is winning awards to prove it
Helping patients do more for themselves seems to be the only thing that everyone agrees is part of the health care solution. But when people hear medical gobbledygook from their doctors, can’t understand their patient instructions, or feel left in the dark about their treatment choices, they have little chance to do their part. Read more