CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners encourages prevention and regular screenings for those we serve to support long-term health and to manage costs. Early detection can reduce the burden of a disease and the potential for more costly care associated with advanced illnesses.
We also manage costs by communicating; daily we coordinate services across the entire spectrum of healthcare providers, ranging from PCP’s and specialists to hospitals, health coaches, and ancillary services. Our information system gives health coaches insight into the care provided in these settings, so a few minutes of talking and information sharing minimizes duplication of services and allows proper protocols to be followed. This means providers serve patients based on facts and not assumptions.