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Decrease friction and add fuel for health behavior change

This post originally appeared on the Pattern Health blog. By Aline Holzwarth Human behavior is anything but simple, and for that exact reason I believe that oversimplifications can be useful in the first step of…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, Health, Health Management   /   MARCH 1 2019

Increasing Health Savings by Using Anchors

The World Health Organization estimated that over 150,000 Kenyan children died from preventable causes in 2011 alone. One reason is that people simply cannot afford to get treatment for themselves or their children, particularly…

World, Saving For Healthcare   /   JANUARY 24 2019

Make plans, not resolutions

This post originally appeared on the Pattern Health blog. By Aline Holzwarth Your new year’s resolution is very likely to fail. Most do. Resolutions are just not built to succeed. They rely on willpower, hoping…

Behavioral Economics & Psychology, Health, Motivation   /   DECEMBER 31 2018