Gulfstream instituted proactive quality of care messaging and decisive actions. Increased emphasis was placed on health risk detection and proper early treatment to prevent or delay the development of the more costly comorbidities associated with certain chronic conditions, such as diabetes, asthma and cardiovascular disease. The goal: Engage employees to take an active role in their own health care – securing appropriate preventive screenings and complying with their physician’s plan of care – to reduce the incidence of hospital inpatient admissions and lower Gulfstream’s health care cost trend. The company developed a comprehensive strategy that repositioned the employees and their primary care physicians as partners with Gulfstream in total health care management.Gulfstream Aerospace has reduced total health cost increase trend to 3.4% per year for the last 4 years. Download the Gulfstream Aerospace 2007 Case Study here.