Dave Guttman

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What Are Cost Containment Strategies?

Before we discuss cost-containment strategies with respect to healthcare, we need to understand what cost containment is. 

Cost containment is the business practice of maintaining expense levels to prevent unnecessary spending, or thoughtfully...

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How Telemedicine is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

Telemedicine is rapidly redefining healthcare. By helping people talk to doctors anytime, from anywhere, telemedicine improves access to care for Americans nationwide. In a broken healthcare system, this innovation is proving vital. 

Here’s how...

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How a Healthcare Navigation Service Helps During Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment is here, and employees aren’t exactly excited. In fact, one-third of employees said they felt annoyance or dread around Open Enrollment. Why? Lack of confidence in their plans. Just 10% of employees say they feel confident in the...

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25 Statistics You Need To Know About Healthcare & Telemedicine

Healthcare costs are increasing, burdening both employers and employees. At the same time, accessing care has also become more difficult for a variety of reasons. Statistics demonstrate the scale of these problems, and how telemedicine can address...

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3 Things On-Site Clinics Can’t Do That Telemedicine Can

Large employers are increasingly opening onsite medical clinics to help employees save time and money when they need medical care for a routine illness. Today, one-third of employers with more than 5,000 employees (33% of companies) have an onsite...

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Utilization: The Magic Number in Telemedicine

Human Resources professionals face the difficult problem of keeping healthcare costs low while satisfying current employees and wooing potential hires. 

Their benefits consultants are also judged by the impact their services have on both...

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Why Rural Employees Need Telemedicine

Americans in rural areas report more difficulty accessing high-quality healthcare than do those who live in the city or suburbs, with nearly a quarter of rural Americans saying that accessing good healthcare is a major problem, according to Pew...

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Healthcare Costs Are Expected To Rise. Here's How Telemedicine Can Help.

Large employers predict their healthcare costs will rise a median of 6% if they do not undertake any cost-saving initiatives, according to a new survey by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH).

As a result, these large employers say they are...

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Most Hospital Visits Are Avoidable. Employees Need Telemedicine.

Unnecessary hospital visits are costing the U.S. healthcare system $32 billion per year, according to a new study by United Health Group.

The study found that more than half of emergency department (ED) visits could be avoided, with patients...

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