Telemedicine: Healthcare Cost Savings that Make Employees Happy

Several recent surveys indicate that U.S. employers expect healthcare costs to increase between 5.0% and 6.5% in 2018.  As compared to the past several years, these projections reflect an upward increase in the rate of growth of healthcare costs

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Prepare Your Medicine Cabinet

What’s in your medicine cabinet? We sat down with Dr. Mark Friedman, First Stop Health’s Chief Medical Officer and a veteran emergency room physician, and he said there’s a critical item missing from most people’s medicine cabinets: a thermometer.

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Four Criteria for Choosing and Implementing a High Impact Employee Benefit

In today’s highly competitive business landscape, attracting and retaining top talent is a central goal for corporate leaders and their human resources divisions.  In this ongoing battle, choosing and implementing high impact employee benefits play...

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7 Best Low-Cost Benefits for Working Moms

Today, women comprise 47% of the U.S. workforce. In 2015, the U.S. Labor Department estimated that 70% of all mothers with children under 18 participated in the labor force, representing 34% of all working women. Over the past thirty years, the...

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Benefits Strategy & Insights from NFP Broker, Dave Lewis [Interview]

This month we had the opportunity to speak with benefits broker Dave Lewis.  Dave is a Director at NFP, the fifth-largest consulting firm for employee benefits in the United States.  He also has a unique perspective on the insurance industry after...

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29 Statistics You Need To Know About Healthcare & Telemedicine

The Telehealth Market: Size, Penetration & Potential Employer Cost Savings     

  1. Addressable Market: The total addressable market for non-acute telemedicine visits in the United States is estimated at 400+ million, approximately one-third of the...
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What Does The Millennial Generation Want In Employee Benefits?

Last year, Millennials (adults aged 18 to 34 in 2016) officially became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce.  Study after study confirms that the tech savvy Millennial generation values high-quality telehealth options.  According to one...

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How Telemedicine Improves Employee Productivity

In the modern work-place there are few absolutes. But, here’s one: A sick employee is a less productive employee.

As the founder and CEO of several businesses, I know the value of an employee who is healthy and operating at peak productivity....

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How Telemedicine is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

Telemedicine is rapidly creating a fundamental transformation in how healthcare is delivered throughout the nation. In an earlier post, we discussed the exploding range of services that are enabled by telemedicine. In this post, we provide a...

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