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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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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Cost-Saving Strategies: When Employees Fill Prescriptions

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

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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When Healthcare Cost Containment Fails

Each June, (PwC) projects the growth of employer medical costs for the upcoming calendar year. For 2019, PwC expects an “unsustainably high” cost increase of 6%.

PwC finds that employers now confront a marketplace where consolidation among...

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Stop Rationing Primary Care

Health insurance plans are based on a rationed primary care model. Over the past decade, ever-higher deductibles, increases in the percentage of costs an employee pays for services subject to cost-sharing arrangements, and the proliferation of...

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Employers Must Rein in Healthcare Costs

In the absence of meaningful government initiatives, employers are on the front lines, faced with choosing either to reign in exploding healthcare costs or to bear the financial consequences.

In recent months, several notable actions have...

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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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