Bruce Judson

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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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First Stop Health Named to Inc. 500 at #276

August 21, 2018, CHICAGO--(Business Wire)--First Stop Health was named by Inc. magazine to its 2018 Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. First Stop Health is #276 on the list, with a three-year growth rate of over 1700%....

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"Cost-Saving Strategies: When Employees Fill Prescriptions," Healthcare and Cost Containment, Newsletter, Issue #5)

Last year a Harvard Business Review podcast opened by asking, “What if your doctor told you that you had a chronic disease that could debilitate or even kill you, but that it was 100 percent treatable if you took prescribed medication,...

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"Cost Containment, Employers, and the Diabetes Epidemic," Healthcare and Cost Containment Newsletter, Issue #4

The U.S. confronts a diabetes epidemic. For employers, the growing diabetes population creates significant expenses. In response, effective digital-powered platforms to reduce treatment costs have emerged. This article discusses the key criteria...

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"When Healthcare Cost Containment Fails," Employer Newsletter, Issue #3

Each June, (PwC) projects the growth of employer medical costs for the upcoming calendar year. For 2019, PwC expects an “unsustainably high” cost increase of 6%.

PwC finds that employers now confront a marketplace where consolidation among...

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Healthcare & Cost Containment: First Stop Health's New Employer Newsletter

Can Employers Rein in Healthcare Spending?

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Healthcare & Cost Containment from First Stop Health.

This newsletter focuses on exploring the causes of the healthcare cost crisis confronting U.S. employers, and...

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FIRST STOP HEALTH REPORTS TRIPLE-DIGIT REVENUE GROWTH ON HIGH MEMBER UTILIZATION

 

May 7, 2018,--CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE, First Stop Health)--First Stop Health, a leader in the telemedicine sector of the virtual-care industry, announced details of its 2017 annual results today at the HLTH conference in Las Vegas.

“In 2017 we...

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Employee Benefits Adviser: First Stop Health and Teladoc Discuss the Challenges Facing Employee Telemedicine Programs

At the recent EBA Workplace Benefits Renaissance conference,  First Stop Health President David Guttman, and Teladoc Vice President Anne Stowell discussed the challenges of implementing a high-value telemedicine program. Click here to read the...

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First Stop Health Adds $650,000 in Financing to Continue Rapid Revenue Growth

CHICAGO--()--First Stop Health, a leader in the telemedicine industry, announced today that it has secured $650,000 in additional financing, through a convertible note. First Stop Health has now raised a total of $7.85 million in equity.

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