New Series Part 2: Primary Care Saves Money. Yes, It’s True.

At TouchCare, we often cite the absence of Primary Care Attribution, often associated with preventive care, as an important driver of medical spending for our customers. We took a closer look at some of our own data to prove the correlation between Primary Care Attribution and lower healthcare cost.

In our first part of the series, we discussed what Primary Care Attribution was and why it matters.

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New Series: Primary Care Saves Money. Yes, It’s True.

Recently, the New York Times published an article that disputed claims that preventative care helped to reduce healthcare costs. At TouchCare, we cite the importance of Primary Care Attribution, often associated with preventive care, as a cost savings tool for our clients.

We took a closer look at some of our own data to prove the correlation between Primary Care Attribution and lower healthcare cost.
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My TouchCare Lifestyle: What My Relationship with our Expert Health Assistants Means to Me

In July of 2017, I reached out to one of my favorite past colleagues to congratulate him on his updated LinkedIn profile status…Not fully understanding what his new position entailed, beyond the title “CEO”, I was greeted with an excited and eager (familiar) voice, describing a company and service that sounded like a dream to this working wife and mother.
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Staying Healthy (and Happy) this Holiday Season

It’s easy to be overwhelmed during the holiday season. There’s financial anxiety associated with the never-ending gift lists, family gatherings… family… and finishing up those pesky tasks at work you’ve been putting off. The best thing you can do to get through it all is to look after yourself. And if that means having another pig in the blanket at the company holiday party, you do it. Guilt-free.
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Engagement Changes Outcomes

Look up “engagement” in the dictionary and the definition you’ll get will be something along the lines of “participation and becoming involved with, or establishing meaningful contact or connection with something” as the lead definition. Look a little further down the page and you’ll get another take: “a fight or battle between armed forces.” When it comes to engagement in the healthcare system, a daunting and complex world with little to no price transparency for services rendered, it’s unfortunate that our experience is often more like the latter than the former.
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