August 9 Program-Occupational and Employer Health Solutions
Editor: Byars, Bill
As more employers and employees grapple with rising health insurance costs, Teresa Fagan, director of Occupational Health at Redmond Regional Medical Center, said that there are some reasons to be optimistic.
Speaking to the Seven Hill Rotary Club on Tuesday, Fagan said there are some opportunities to rein in costs and provide better service.
“It’s one of the most exciting times I’ve seen,” Fagan said. “There are a lot of challenges out there, but there are huge opportunities and a lot of flexibility to bring health care to the work site and to do things that really make an impact and a change in people’s lives.”
In her presentation, Fagan referenced the Fieldale Farms Corp., as a “benchmark for Georgia.”
The company has been able to keep employee health insurance premium increases well below average for the State of Georgia and the nation