"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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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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Telemedicine: Healthcare Cost Savings that Make Employees Happy

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

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Implementing an Onsite Clinic vs. Telemedicine

An interesting question came across the table from an employer at a conference a couple of weeks ago: “What can a telemedicine solution do that an onsite clinic can’t?”

As employers look to provide convenient and affordable care to their...

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How to Best Deliver Cost Effective, Convenient Care Onsite

 Companies have lots of choices these days when it comes to reducing healthcare costs. Onsite clinics, and now onsite kiosks, offer on-demand and immediate care to employees at work.

While telemedicine kiosks may seem like a great way to provide...

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Using Your Carrier’s Telemedicine Service Could Cost You More Than $500K

The old adage “You get what you pay for” is a quote I often find myself muttering when I choose the cheaper option. In the end, those irresistible deals don’t always turn out to be a sound investment with an optimal ROI.

This is especially true when...

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Cheap and Easy Telemedicine Benefits Are a Waste of Your Money

“I saw a billboard here in Washington D.C. advertising vision correction surgery, and the billboard claimed that they have “the cheapest Lasik in town.” And I’m thinking, ‘If you’re going to be operating on my eyeballs with a laser beam, I don’t...

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