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Reduce Your Healthcare Costs with Simple Technologies

Mike McDonald on Feb 9, 2017 3:00:00 PM

020917-1.jpgHealthcare spending continues to put more and more of a strain on employers and their employees with each passing year. As national healthcare reform looks to be a continual and unpredictable process, it’s up to individuals to find small ways to save on healthcare expenses wherever they can; in hope that all those little reductions will add up to something significant. Leveraging various easy-to-use technologies is a great strategy to employ to reach this goal.  

Tools such as digital therapeutics and online platforms can provide effective and low cost ways to manage one’s health. They can be deployed in real-time, which is critical for keeping track of and preventing illnesses from occurring or escalating. This has become exceedingly important in the workplace as the costs of chronic diseases account for the vast majority of healthcare premium increases, as well as hamper employee productivity. By employing some of the health management technologies that are now available, we can all ease the sting of rising healthcare costs.

So what’s the easiest way to implement an online platform to take control of your healthcare spending? The Prime Advantage Healthcare Program has you covered.


Topics: Industry News

Mike McDonald

Posted by Mike McDonald

Mike is the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Prime Advantage, a Chicago based Group Purchasing Organization for mid-market manufacturers. Responsibilities include managing business development, marketing, and the GPO's Healthcare Cost Containment program. He’s been a featured speaker, published author, and recognized award winner within the supply chain community.

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