"Realizing the Promise of Telemedicine for Employers," Healthcare & Cost Containment Newsletter for Employers, Issue #7

Over the past few years, employer strategies for healthcare cost-containment invariably list telemedicine as a capability with high, but unrealized, potential. Finally, telemedicine services designed according to specific criteria are realizing this...

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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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"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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