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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which begins in October, aims to raise awareness and increase knowledge surrounding breast cancer, the second-most common cause of death in women. Increased awareness and subsequent funding has allowed for tremendous advances in the diagnosis and treatment of this disease and lowered mortality rates as a result. In hopes of helping to continue this trend, we’ve detailed everything you need to know about breast cancer awareness

Health benefits top the list in employee must-haves, but it is the most expensive benefit to provide. Only 47% of firms with 3 to 9 workers offer coverage. Businesses who can afford to provide health insurance are faced with passing this year’s hikes to their employees. The average annual premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance in 2018 are $6,896 for single coverage and $19,616 for family coverage. (Kaiser Family Foundation) Pay employees to visit the family doctorHealth

Flu shots are available at your local PeakMed LifeCenter and you might consider getting one. Last year’s 2017-2018 flu season broke records in Colorado with over 4-thousand people hospitalized. (CDPHE) Coloradan’s ages 6-months and older are encouraged to get a flu shot, especially the elderly and those with weak immune systems. The vaccine takes about two weeks to take effect so October and November is a great time to get it.Three facts about flu vaccines You need

We have all had to leave work to go to a doctor’s appointment. Between driving to and from the appointment, waiting for the doctor and getting your exam, you can be gone for hours. Those hours mean lost productivity for your employer and falling behind on work. PeakMed is helping resolve that pain point by removing the boundaries to accessing great health care and bringing our services straight to the

Over the past few years, the Colorado Springs Business Journal (CSBJ) has celebrated the regional companies that have exhibited impressive growth in both revenue and employees — the Fastest Growing Companies. This year, PeakMed was one of the companies bestowed with this annual honor.A record number of companies received nominations this year and the panel of impartial judges were forced to make difficult decisions to honor and celebrate the people and businesses that

This year has seen quite the “health care” debate. Members of Congress believe they have the solution to make health care affordable and keep health insurance markets from collapsing. But the so-called health care debate in Washington has nothing to do with actual health care, it has to do with health insurance. To solve the problems with actual health care, it’s time to work with the providers and the “boots

We are proud to announce PeakMed was named as one of Colorado Companies to Watch. At the awards gala Friday night, PeakMed and a select number of other Colorado companies were given the honor.PeakMed is changing the relationship members have with their doctors and health care. Our life centers focus on same-day as well as preventative care that is affordable and easy to access. PeakMed has clinics within the Colorado Springs

After months of work by sponsoring members of Colorado's House, Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, and several Direct Primary Care physicians here in Colorado, led in part by Dr. Mark Tomasulo, founder of PeakMed, HB 17-1115 was finally signed into law yesterday by Governor John Hickenlooper. The new law concerns the establishment of direct primary health care agreements to operate without regulation by the Colorado Division of Insurance.The bill establishes parameters

COLORADO SPRINGS:  PeakMed Direct Primary Care has been selected for the 2016 Best of Colorado Springs Award in the Urgent Care category by the Colorado Springs Award Program.Each year, the Colorado Springs Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies