Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is a health economist and management consultant who has worked with every segment of health care stakeholder in the U.S. and Europe for over two decades. Jane founded THINK-Health, a strategic health consultancy, in 1992 after spending a decade as a health care consultant in firms in the U.S. and Europe. She is a frequent public speaker and writer on the subject of health-technology, -politics and -economics.
Jane’s projects focus on the nexus of health care and technology – especially how technology can empower people to be stewards of their own health. Jane uses the tools of scenario and strategic planning, qualitative market research, forecasting, and health policy analysis.
Jane is a columnist for iHealthBeat, an online publication of the California HealthCare Foundation, where she writes about health and technology. Jane also writes the popular Health Populi blog. She sits on the Advisory Boards of the Health 2.0 conference and on Emdeon’s U.S. Health Care Efficiency Index.
Jane wrote the seminal white paper, The Wisdom of Patients: Health Care Meets Social Media, on behalf of California HealthCare Foundation, in April 2008.
Jane holds an MA (Economics) and MHSA (Health Policy) from the University of Michigan. While Jane is passionate about her work, she is even more passionate about her family and home, Slow Food, and living a full and balanced life.