Why I Love Working For One of the Best Telemedicine Companies

When I meet someone new, the conversation frequently includes the question, "What do you do for a living?" Many people shrug, provide a vague answer, and change the subject.  Not me. My friends and colleagues know me as a generally enthusiastic...

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What is Telemedicine? [Glossary of Terms]

One of the frequent buzz words in healthcare discussions today is telemedicine. Indeed, telemedicine is generally recognized as one of the rare innovations that enhances the quality of available healthcare, while reducing costs.

Unfortunately,...

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5 Reasons Employees Don’t Use Their Wellness Benefits

In today’s ultra-competitive economy, all firms want the greatest impact for every dollar spent.  In the employee benefits arena, companies are asking brokers and consultants for ideas where added spending will increase their competitive position by...

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How Employers Can Reduce Stress For Working Parents

In recent years, the stress confronting employees has become a major concern for corporate leaders. When employers can reduce stress, their workforce is happier and healthier-- and this is especially true of working parents. Indeed, a Towers Watson...

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Dave Guttman Shares Telemedicine Insights on the Reconstructing Healthcare Podcast

First Stop Health President Dave Guttman was recently a guest on the podcast Reconstructing Healthcare - a show where they discuss what's wrong with healthcare and talk with innovative companies who are providing innovative services and solutions ...

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What NASCAR Can Teach Us About Navigating Employee Benefits [Interview]

Garrett Gardi is a Managing Advisor at Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners. An industry veteran of 16 years, Garrett likens the industry to a NASCAR race. “It's moving at lightning pace. You can't see what's coming around the corner but you better be...

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How Much Time Does A Doctor Visit Really Take?

I always think a doctor visit will be a quick, in-and-out trip: “If I make an appointment for 8:00 a.m., I could make it to my 9:00 meeting.” But the alarm goes off, I fly out the door, sign in early, and still––I face a 40-minute wait, paperwork,...

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

Employers have opened on-site medical clinics to help employees save time and money in seeking medical care for routine illness. It also saves employee’s time and money in getting treatment for everyday illnesses. They are convenient, affordable...

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4 Things Telemedicine Companies Just Aren’t Telling You

When evaluating vendors for new employee benefits, you are critical of the sales pitch. You ask all the right questions, scrutinize the numbers, and check references. Vendors of seemingly similar benefits tend to compete on price. But for some,...

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