What You Should Expect from the Best Telemedicine Companies

According to our recent findings, there are more than 200 telemedicine providers offering an array of virtual care and telehealth services. With so many options, finding the best telemedicine company can be dizzying.

According to First Stop...

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Sun Safety this Summer

Summer is all about enjoying the weather and sunshine. A little vitamin D is great, but be careful! Experiencing five sunburns in life can double a person’s melanoma (skin cancer) risk.

Check out the following infographic for some tips on sun safety.

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What is the Cost of Telemedicine?

Every employer knows it’s important to consider the full cost of any employee benefit program before signing up. But the cost of telemedicine isn’t always straightforward. 

That’s because the cost of telemedicine varies greatly among providers, and...

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3 Reasons Why Every Company Should Offer Telemedicine

Telemedicine has been around for several years, and is now one of the fastest-growing employee health benefits, according to 2019 research by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). In fact, company adoption grew by 10% from 2018-2019. 

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The Measles: What you need to know

You probably haven’t had to think about measles much in your lifetime. The illness has been largely contained in the 21st century, thanks to near-universal vaccination. However, vaccination rates among certain populations have fallen in the U.S....

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"Realizing the Promise of Telemedicine for Employers," Healthcare & Cost Containment Newsletter for Employers, Issue #7

Over the past few years, employer strategies for healthcare cost-containment invariably list telemedicine as a capability with high, but unrealized, potential. Finally, telemedicine services designed according to specific criteria are realizing this...

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BenefitsPro Magazine Focuses on First Stop Health as the Principal Example of a Telemedicine Service Providing High-Value to Employers

The October 2018 issue of BenefitsPro magazine focuses on high utilization, as demonstrated by First Stop Health, as the essential breakthrough that enables telemedicine services to deliver high-value to employers.

The article, Telehealth Unleashed:...

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"Why Healthcare Transparency Fails . . . and Navigation Works," Healthcare and Cost Containment Newsletter, Issue #6

Employers are looking for effective solutions enabling employees to compare healthcare services on both price and quality. Unfortunately, study after study, find that do-it-yourself transparency tools, which rely on patients use of databases,...

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Inc. Magazine Features First Stop Health as One of Chicago's Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies

 

In its continuing coverage of the fastest-growing privately held companies in America, Inc. magazine focused on Chicago. The article noted that 110 companies located in the "Windy City" were included in the Inc 5000 2018 list, and profiled the ...

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