Engagement Success and ROI Should Be On Telemedicine Companies, Not You

"Oh yes, we provide all sorts of engagement materials. Log in to our portal and you can find a library of flyers and emails you can use to educate your employees on their new telemedicine benefit," said the telemedicine sales associate.

Your...

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What Are Cost-Containment Strategies? (Plus 3 Solutions for Your Clients)

First, let's start off with a definition.

Cost-containment strategies: the business practice of maintaining expense levels to prevent unnecessary spending or thoughtfully reducing expenses to improve profitability without long-term damage to the...

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Preventing Trips to the ER: Summer Safety from Frontline Providers

Pop quiz: Which of the following is not a real summer health hazard?

  1. Getting a foot parasite from not wearing shoes
  2. Eating a metal bristle from a BBQ grill brush
  3. Being attacked by a wild bear while hiking
  4. All of the above are real risks

D. The...

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Telemedicine: Your Personal Healthcare Companion

In 2014 Disney released Big Hero 6, an animated movie about a marshmallow-y caregiver powered by technology. Among the comedy and superhero stunts, Baymax (the robot) treats various ailments that befall his patient. Big Hero 6 brought to screen the...

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Pink Eye, Lice, and Strep. Oh My!

It seems like kids are constantly battling illnesses. Whether it’s the stomach bug being passed around the 2nd grade or runny noses, our little ones keep going ‘round and ‘round the merry-go-round of runny noses and sick days.

What's more, 39% of...

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Fool's Cold: Do You Really Have a Cold? Or Is It Actually the Flu?

You wake up in the morning and can barely raise your head off the pillow. A pounding headache, congestion, cough, aches, fever--you can’t even imagine driving yourself to the doctor.

What is this and can it be treated? How can you tell if you have...

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Brokers, Are You Recommending Value-Based Telemedicine?

As a broker, you care about numbers––costs, savings, and the ROI you provide for your clients. But there’s another side of the coin you need to pay attention to: client service.

Client service matters. It’s about the attention and respect you show...

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The Top 5 Ways to Have a Healthy Vacation

SUMMER! Songs are written about it, vacations planned, and lifelong memories created. You have been waiting for this all winter, and finally it’s here! 

Last summer, nearly 60% of Americans took a summer vacation. That’s about 190 million people...

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Urgent Care Vs. Telemedicine: Which Costs Employers Less?

Today’s healthcare is a great example of Moore’s Law. Simply put, the law states that technology will double itself every two years on an exponential basis.

Now what does this tech babble have to do with healthcare? As healthcare technology...

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