When the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County in Ohio was looking for a way to enhance healthcare for its faculty and staff and trim costs, it initiated an employer telehealth program in July 2017. And while hospital IT shops might not...
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:
Pop quiz: Which of the following is not a real summer health hazard?
- Getting a foot parasite from not wearing shoes
- Eating a metal bristle from a BBQ grill brush
- Being attacked by a wild bear while hiking
- All of the above are real risks