Hi! I'm Karen, TouchCare's Summer Intern. During my time at TouchCare, I worked on a variety of projects. From building out the social media calendar to working on the database for physician referrals, I got to dip my toe into several areas of the business. As a final project, I sat down with TouchCare's CEO, Rob LaHayne, and interviewed him about his background and sources of inspiration. Check it out!
In honor of Pride month, TouchCare celebrates 5 leaders who contributed to medicine and the broader healthcare medical community throughout history.
We all know the struggles of staying fit while sitting at a desk all day—sore back, no time for exercise, eyes bloodshot from staring down at the computer all day. It can be painful to think about all the time you spend sitting during the week and exercising, and meal prepping can feel overwhelming after a busy day at work.
At TouchCare, we love talking all things health. It’s even in our tagline - a healthier understanding of healthcare. Our goal is make sure our members understand all their benefits and use them efficiently to be better consumers and get the best care possible.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ll know the latest craze in the culinary world of brunch, is the avocado toast (or avo smash if you really want to be hipster about it). Sprinkled with fairy dust, unicorn hair or magical chili flakes, it is still just avocado smushed on bread. Millennials, in particular have taken to it like a duck to water. So much so, that an instagram account was created that calculates the years of avocado toast it would take to purchase your dream home.
The healthcare system is extremely complex for everyone. Even those who are in the healthcare or insurance industry, like myself.
Everyone knows they should be saving more. According to most financial advisors, Americans should be targeting a breakdown that looks something like this:
Securing more happiness for your employees may seem expensive: higher salaries, free lunches, or improved benefits. TouchCare has proven employee happiness can be raised without a big investment. What if you could raise the happiness score for at least 20% of employees without changing much at all?
Late last year, the American Psychological Association (APA) released their findings on the most common causes of stress in Americans. The top three causes, according to the study:
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.