Over at the Health Populi blog, Jane Sarasohn-Kahn discusses a few ways for us to spend less on health care without sacrificing quality:
Jane's third point should catch the attention of any wellness professional. We currently spend $218 billion a year on diabetes treatment, and she argues that "there are real savings to be had in laser-focusing on this epidemic."
For many people, the first step is learning about their risks through a health fair screening. In our upcoming newsletter, we'll expand on our recent blog post about the A1C test--a new way to screen for diabetes. If you're not already a subscriber, be sure to sign up here at Corporate Wellness Insights.