Health care is changing—but not fast enough. We’re accelerating toward improved, lower-cost care.
Treating trauma and avoidable health conditions are some of the most expensive ways to manage health—and they don’t start until someone is already suffering.
Research shows that high-quality primary care leads to significantly better patient health and lower costs.1 How? It helps patients keep health issues in check before they become serious and costly and helps prevent unnecessary hospitalizations.2 But what does high-quality primary care entail? Certainly, an established, trusting relationship with a primary health care provider is vital. But excellent primary care goes a step further—many steps, in fact.
We believe excellent primary care should include:
Here’s how we’re doing our part to promote high-quality, low-cost primary care.
There’s more to do. But we’re excited about the impact these investments have on our customers and the communities in our state.
What is it like to be diagnosed with a chronic condition?
Our CEO and practicing pediatrician, Dr. Patrick Conway, shares his story.