CPA member organizations have come together to promote better health and preventive care for more than 3 million publicly and privately insured Coloradans from across the state. That's more than 86 percent of the state population! As more Coloradans gain access to the healthcare system, it becomes vital that both public and private health agencies work together to identify ways to better deliver on the promise of prevention.
The majority of deaths and current health care costs can be attributed to preventable illnesses. Increasing the focus on disease prevention is integral to a more efficient, effective health system.
Detecting and treating chronic diseases in their earliest stages can reduce and sometimes even reverse their negative effects.
Increased adherence to preventive care and treatments can slow disease progression in people with chronic illness, improving their quality of life and reducing medical costs.
Early identification and improved adherence to recommended treatments can help keep existing conditions from getting worse and new illness from emerging.
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