What Healthcare Providers Can Expect
By Morgan Atkins
Vice President, Product and Innovation
Research shows that regular check-ins with a primary care provider can lead to the early detection of major healthcare concerns. It can also keep chronic problems like diabetes, asthma, and congestive heart failure from turning into emergencies and costly hospital stays. And yet, nearly half of all Americans say they or someone they live with has delayed care since the onslaught of coronavirus, according to a survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
While fears of COVID continue to be, not surprisingly, a major factor keeping patients from visiting their doctor, there are other concerns to be considered as well. A Zocdoc survey shows that Americans across the board—especially Millennials—are dropping out of healthcare. These stats may surprise you:
This past week I attended the Nashville Health Care Council’s Leadership Health Care Delegation in Washington D.C. We heard from members of Congress, administration officials, capitol hill staff, and national thought leaders as they discussed key health care policy issues, federal health care spending priorities, and reform implementation. Below are my top three takeaways from the trip.
Anytime the Stratasan team is asked the same question twice in one week, it tells us that our audience is probably thinking about this subject, which gives us a great opportunity to dive a little deeper. Recently, the theme that developed was the ABC's of Medicare (and D). So this week, the subject is Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D.