Teachers Learn ER Visits Are Bad For Their Financial Health

“Half of the members from a large school district in North Texas had used the app, resolving three-fourths of cases in one patient population in a recent month, saving $667,000 in avoided ER visits.”

That school district, which included 4200 teachers and staff across 40 campuses, took a long-term view of their healthcare spending, focusing on education, developing a clinic for the district that resulted in a single digit rate increase after years of double digit bumps.