Carolina Wellness Care builds long-term personal relationships with their patients to help them achieve optimal health status. Our physicians integrate prevention and wellness with cutting-edge primary care and create a partnership with their patients to help them live healthier lives, not just recover from their most recent illness or injury. Our practice is a patient-centered medical facility where patients receive comprehensive preventive care.
Wellness programs have proved to be an effective tool to use in reining health care costs. Plain and simple, today’s health care costs are too high. U.S. health care costs constitute some $2 trillion, about 14%, of the gross national product. This came out to an average per-employee cost of $3,900 in 1997. Costs are expected to double to about $4 trillion by the year 2016. But it should come as no surprise that we are spending a lot on health care because we know that health care premiums have gone up over the years. The cost to treat heart disease and cancer has escalated, emergency room treatment is expensive, and medication costs have skyrocketed. In fact, over 50% of corporate profits now go for health care costs versus only 7% three decades ago.
Taking care of yourself now, will decrease the amount you have to payout in health care costs later.