Online health tools power consumer-based strategies

November 1, 2006

Many new web-based decision support tools and care management solutions have emerged, aimed specifically at the member to complement other resources available at plan web sites. Forward-thinking health plans already have begun launching online support tools within their member portals or are actively planning to do so. Even those who have already begun to roll out such tools are thinking of new, more powerful ways to integrate them into their overall member platform. Here is a quick review of what the field looks like: