Ironically, for many people access to healthcare is “a pain in the neck”. Let’s face it, three-way calls are bad for business. No one likes to wait on hold, especially when nearly any other service or need can be met without this annoying process. This is bad enough, but add the awkwardness of speaking about private matters (e.g. mammograms or colonoscopies) and doing nothing becomes an attractive option.
Instead of getting the care they need, people are avoiding the healthcare system altogether. This leads to dangerous gaps in care, which result in significant health risks and ED visits that could have been avoided.Read More