Utilization: The Magic Number in Telemedicine

Human Resources professionals face the difficult problem of keeping healthcare costs low while satisfying current employees and wooing potential hires. 

Their benefits consultants are also judged by the impact their services have on both...

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Realizing the Promise of Telemedicine for Employers

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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Top 3 Things HR Professionals Lose Sleep Over

At open enrollment time HR professionals are losing sleep, but mostly over their to-do list. Outside of open enrollment, the above image is a heat map of what HR professionals responded was most concerning to them. Let’s break down the top three...

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For some employers, telemedicine is living up to potential. Is Yours?

As someone in the benefits industry, you didn’t need the Wall Street Journal article to tell you telemedicine is transforming health care. But you might also know that, unfortunately for the vast majority of employers who have telemedicine, it...

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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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Telemedicine Companies Should Be Responsible for Its Success

"Oh yes, we provide all sorts of engagement materials. Log in to our portal and you can find a library of flyers and emails you can use to educate your employees on their new telemedicine benefit," said the telemedicine sales associate.

Your...

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